By Robert Seethaler
Andreas lives his complete lifestyles within the Austrian Alps, the place he arrives as a tender boy taken in by means of a farming kin. he's a guy of only a few phrases and so, whilst he falls in love with Marie, he doesn't ask for her hand in marriage, yet as a substitute has a few of his neighbors mild her identify at nightfall around the mountain. while Marie dies in an avalanche, pregnant with their first baby, Andreas' middle is damaged. He leaves his valley only once extra, to struggle in WWII ― the place he's taken prisoner within the Caucasus ― and returns to discover that modernity has reached his distant haven . . .
Like John Williams' Stoner or Denis Johnson's teach desires, an entire existence is a young e-book approximately discovering dignity and sweetness in solitude. a phenomenal novel a couple of uncomplicated existence, it has already confirmed its energy to maneuver hundreds of thousands of readers with a message of solace and fact. It appears to be like on the moments, colossal and small, that make us what we're.
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A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler