All the Light We Cannot See, a historical fiction novel by Anthony Doerr, is about multiple individuals’ stories coming together in the wake of World War II in Europe. The main characters are Marie-Laure LeBlanc and Werner Phennig. Marie -Laure is a blind French girl who was forced to flee to Saint-Malo, France when the Nazi’s occupied Paris. Werner is a German orphan who has a knack for building and fixing radios, a talent that the German military recruits him for.
The novel is overall a touching story of the internal struggles that people face, which the outside world is oblivious to. It shows human kindness and determination to do what is right, even when one is surrounded by so much wrong.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
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