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The Woman on the Stairs - Bernhard Schlink

The Woman on the Stairs

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Published: 29th November 2016
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A tale of obsession, possession and a mystery painting from the internationally bestselling author of THE READER.

For decades the painting was believed to be lost.

But, just as mysteriously as it disappeared, it reappears, an anonymous donation to a gallery in Sydney. The art world is stunned but so are the three men who loved the girl in the painting, the girl on the stairs.

One by one they track her down to an isolated cottage in Australia. Here they must try to untangle the lies and betrayals of their shared past - but time is running out.

The Girl On The Stairs is an intricately-crafted, poignant and beguiling novel about creativity and love, about the effects of time passing and the regrets that haunt us all.

an ingenious set-up * THE TIMES * Fans of Bernhard Schlink will recognise in his latest novel the themes of an unconventional love affair played out in the shadow of recent German history * DAILY MAIL *

Bernhard Schlink

Bernhard Schlink was born in Germany in 1944. A professor of law at the University of Berlin and a practising judge, he is the author of the major international best-selling novel The Reader as well as several prize-winning crime novels. He lives in Bonn and Berlin.

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ISBN: 9781474604994
ISBN-10: 1474604994
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 29th November 2016
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.1 x 15.4  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1