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Author: Saskia Sarginson Narrator: Robert Fass, Marisa Calin Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2016 ISBN: 9781427278890
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Sometimes it is the people we think we know the best who surprise us the most.

1986, London: Klaudia is about to start high school. She’s embarrassed by her German father—he’s the janitor at her school, he has a funny accent and a limp. And when the kids at school taunt her by saying he was a Nazi during the war, she can’t dispute them with confidence. She’s never known exactly what he may or may not have done during the war. It is a period of time no one will ever discuss.

1995, Leeds: Eliza is in love. She has dropped out of university to pursue her passion—dance. But then talented artist Cosmo comes along and soon Eliza realizes that she might have room in her life for two loves. But can she really continue to lie to everyone around her? And why is she so afraid of the truth?

1930s, Germany: Two brothers are trying to fend for themselves during the chaos of the rise of the Third Reich. One brother rallies for the Fuhrer, one holds back. One is seemingly good, one bad. But history seems to tell a completely different story.

All of these characters’ fates will collide in an audiobook that explores what we are ultimately willing to do for love. Saskia Sarginson hypnotically examines whether our identities are tied to where we’ve come from in a captivating mystery that shows how sometimes history doesn’t tell the true story.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “I raced through The Other Me in just a few short sittings. Part coming-of-age story, part consuming family history, and part gripping mystery, The Other Me deftly moves between WWII Germany and London, nearly half a century later, until the storylines collide. This enthralling read will keep you up long into the night.”

    Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood

  • “Gripping and spectacular, The Other Me by Saskia Sarginson is storytelling at its best.”

    Sarah Jio, New York Times bestselling author of The Look of Love

  • The Other Me is the kind of novel I adore, precisely because it crept up on me and I suddenly realized I was hooked and couldn’t put it down. I loved the complex relationship between the brothers and all the uncertainty surrounding them. The difficult decisions they were forced to make during the war were so intriguing. The love story is wonderful. And I was rooting for Klaudia and Eliza from the very beginning. It’s an incredibly thought-provoking book. All in all, I loved The Other Me. It’s a beautifully written, gripping novel.”

    Louise Walters, author of Mrs. Sinclair’s Suitcase

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About the Author

Saskia Sarginson was awarded a distinction in her MA in creative writing at Royal Holloway after a BA in English literature from Cambridge University. Before becoming a full-time author, Saskia’s writing experience included being a health and beauty editor on women’s magazines, a ghost writer for the BBC and Harper Collins, and freelance copy-writing and script editing. Saskia lives in south London with her four children.

About the Narrators

Robert Fass is a veteran actor and twice winner of the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. He has earned mulltiple Earphones Awards, including one for his narration of Francisco Goldman’s Say Her Name, which was named one of AudioFile magazine’s Best Audiobooks of 2011. He has given voice to modern and classic fiction writers alike, including Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Isaac Asimov, Jeffrey Deaver, and John Steinbeck, as well as to nonfiction works in history, memoir, health, journalism, and business.

Marisa Calin is an actress, novelist, and Earphones Award–winning narrator born in England and educated in New York at the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts. An artist with a flair for everything literary, she has written a young adult novel, You & Me, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews.