In his captivating third novel, David Mitchell erases the boundaries of language, genre and time to offer a meditation on humanity’ s dangerous will to power, and where it may lead us.Tags: 2000-2009, 2004, general fiction,
Books Published in ‘ 2004 ’
Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky is set during World War II in German occupied France It is about the people of France as they fight to live, and struggle to survive under Nazi rule, at times honorable, at other times, not.
Extraordinarily, Suite Française was written as Némirovsky, a French writer of Russian-Jewish origin, was actually experiencing the German occupation of France. Némirovsky died in Auschwitz and the notebook containing her manuscript was not examined until 1998 by her daughter.Tags: 2004, historical fiction,