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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Eugen Ruge Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2013 ISBN: 9781622312290
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A terminally ill German man revisits his family's history. His grandparents helped build the East German socialist state; his father was in a gulag for criticizing the Soviet regime; his son wants to forget the political struggles of the 20th century in t Download and start listening now!

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  • “There isn’t any nostalgia here, just a deeply plaintive examination of personal and political tragedy.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “[An] evocative family chronicle…full-bodied storytelling with an enlightening sense of modern history.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Ruge takes full advantage of the varying viewpoints to display, impressively, the density of family life.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “A haunting and eye-opening book.”

    Joan Silber, author of Ideas of Heaven and Fools

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About the Author

Eugen Ruge won the 2011 German Book Prize for In Times of Fading Light, his debut novel, which became a bestseller in Germany and has been translated into twenty languages. He lives in Berlin, Germany.

About the Narrator

Simon Vance (a.k.a. Robert Whitfield) is an award-winning actor and an AudioFile Golden Voice with over forty Earphones Awards. He has won thirteen prestigious Audie Awards and was Booklist’s very first Voice of Choice in 2008. He has narrated more than eight hundred audiobooks over almost thirty years, beginning when he was a radio newsreader for the BBC in London.