The Kindly Ones (Prix Goncourt Winner)

The Kindly Ones (Prix Goncourt Winner)

by Jonathan Littell

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Overview

“Simply astounding. . . . The Kindly Ones is unmistakably the work of a profoundly gifted writer.” — Time

A literary prize-winner that has been an explosive bestseller all over the world, Jonathan Littell’s The Kindly Ones has been called “a brilliant Holocaust novel… a world-class masterpiece of astonishing brutality, originality, and force,” and “relentlessly fascinating, ambitious beyond scope,” by Michael Korda (Ike, With Wings Like Eagles). Destined to join the pantheon of classic epics of war such as Tolstoy’s War and Peace and Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate, The Kindly Ones offers a profound and gripping experience of the horrors of World War II and the Holocaust.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061353468
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Pages: 984
Sales rank: 215,592
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.59(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Littell was born in New York to American parents, and grew up in the United States and France. He lives in Barcelona, Spain.

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“A great work of literary fiction, to which readers and scholars will turn for decades to come.”

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