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The Undertaking By Audrey Magee

The Undertaking
by Audrey Magee

Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014, this is an immensely powerful novel about an ordinary German couple trying to build a life amidst the trauma of World War II.
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The Undertaking Summary


A soldier on the Russian Front marries a photograph of a woman he has never met. Hundreds of miles away in Berlin, the woman marries a photograph of the soldier. It is a contract of business rather than love. When the newlywed strangers finally meet, however, passion blossoms and they begin to imagine a life together under the bright promise of Nazi Germany. But as the tide of war turns and Allied enemies come ever closer, the couple find themselves facing the terrible consequences of being ordinary people stained with their small share of an extraordinary guilt...

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Sku
GOR005664273
Title
The Undertaking
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Year published
Number of pages
304
ISBN 10
1782391029
ISBN 13
9781782391029
Prizes
Short-listed for BAILEYS PRIZE FOR WOMEN'S FICTION 2014 (UK)
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Note
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