This wonderfully written historical fiction novel tells the alternating stories
of Marie-Laure, a young blind girl who comes to live with her reclusive great-uncle in
the French countryside and Werner, a young German orphan whose interest
in radio technology leads him to being called into the German Nazi military.
Here's the NLS annotation:
All the light we cannot see: a novel DB79182
Doerr, Anthony. Reading time: 16 hours, 3 minutes.
Read by Jill Fox.
When Paris is invaded by the Nazis, Marie-Laure LeBlanc's father evacuates her to St. Malo to stay with her great-uncle. Blind since the age of six, Marie-Laure must learn the town by the scale model her father has left. Then, the Germans arrive. Violence and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2014.