The Illusion of Separateness

The Illusion of Separateness

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The characters in Simon Van Booy's The Illusion of Separateness discover at their darkest moments of fear and isolation that they are not alone, that they were never alone, that every human being is a link in a chain we cannot see. This gripping novel—inspired by true events—tells the interwoven stories of a deformed German infantryman; a lonely British film director; a young, blind museum curator; two Jewish American newlyweds separated by war; and a caretaker… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

What emerges is a delicate, complex, moving novel, one to withstand – demand even – an instant second reading.

The Illusion of Separateness is more than a war story. It is a layered love story, a book about nurture, which explores relationships between parents and children and adults of various persuasions.

This gentle book feels like a retort: Why not just say how much we owe each other? And so Van Booy does.

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Book Details  

Publisher: HarperCollins (June 11, 2013)

Collection: Harper

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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