Homecoming

Bernhard Schlink, Author, Paul Michael, Read by , read by Paul Michael. Random House Audio $34.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-7393-5924-2

Peter Dabauer's determined search for an author and the ending of a book marks the starting point for his own literary journey, but his answers yield only more questions in Schlink's new novel. Dabauer's life symbolically resembles the book's exploits while he is further befuddled by increasing discoveries about his own path and its connection to the potential author. Like all quests, his is not particularly linear and he is often interrupted by his own present-day tribulations. Paul Michael keeps readers enthralled with a soft and mellow voice that connects words and sentences fluidly. He instills Dabauer's first-person tone with a light Germanic accent, which personalizes Dabauer to listeners. Simultaneous release with the Pantheon hardcover (Reviews, Oct. 15, 2007). (Feb.)

Reviewed on: 03/31/2008
Release date: 01/01/2008
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Paperback - 260 pages - 978-0-375-72557-9
Hardcover - 260 pages - 978-0-375-42091-7
Open Ebook - 978-0-307-37715-9
Book - 1 pages - 978-1-4159-4716-6
Paperback - 433 pages - 978-0-7393-2777-7
Paperback - 288 pages - 978-0-7538-2310-1
Hardcover - 272 pages - 978-0-297-84472-3
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