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Bernhard Schlink was born in Germany is 1944. A professor of law at Humboldt University, Berlin and Cardozo Law School, New York, he is the author of the major international bestselling novel and movie The Reader, short story collection Flights of Love and several prize-winning crime novels. He lives in Berlin and New York.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Bernhard Schlink

Summer Lies by Bernhard Schlink
Summer Lies
Bernhard Schlink
From Bernhard Schlink, the internationally best-selling author of The Reader, come seven provocative and masterfully calibrated stories. Tender yet unsentimental, achingly personal yet utterly universal, Summer Lies asks what it means to love, to deceive and ultimately, to be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
Summer Lies by Bernhard Schlink
Summer Lies
Bernhard Schlink
From Bernhard Schlink, the internationally best-selling author of The Reader, come seven provocative and masterfully calibrated stories. Tender yet unsentimental, achingly personal yet utterly universal, Summer Lies asks what it means to love, to deceive and ultimately, to be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2012
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
The Reader
Bernhard Schlink
A Special Edition of The Reader by Bernhard Schlink to celebrate Orion's 20th anniversary. One of my favourite books of 1998, the sort that, on completion, leaves you stunned and really does stay with you for – well, in my...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/02/2012
The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink
The Weekend
Bernhard Schlink
From bestselling author of The Reader and again exploring, with great skill, the effects of dramatic historical events on the lives of individuals. Old friends and lovers reunite for a weekend in a secluded country home after spending decades...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2011
Gordian Knot by Bernhard Schlink
Gordian Knot
Bernhard Schlink
January 2011 Book of the Month. A prize-winning Cold War spy novel from the author of the international megaseller THE READER. It's a beautifully and powerfully written novel with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/01/2011
The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink
The Weekend
Bernhard Schlink
Old friends and lovers reunite for a weekend in a secluded country home after spending decades apart. They plumb their memories of each other and pass quiet judgments on the life decisions each has made since their youth. This isn't,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2010
The Reader - Special Limited Edition by Bernhard Schlink
The Reader - Special Limited Edition
Bernhard Schlink
One of my favourite books of 1998, the sort that, on completion, leaves you stunned and really does stay with you for – well, in my case – years as it was 10 years ago that I read it but...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2009
Homecoming by Bernhard Schlink
Homecoming
Bernhard Schlink
Homecoming shares some of the themes from The Reader, Schlinks highly successful novel from 10 years ago, dealing with the “scars of history” in the wake of the Second World War. The main character goes on a journey to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2009
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
The Reader
Bernhard Schlink
One of my favourite books of 1998, the sort that, on completion, leaves you stunned and really does stay with you for – well, in my case – years as it was 10 years ago that I read it but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2008
Homecoming by Bernhard Schlink
Homecoming
Bernhard Schlink
Homecoming shares some of the themes from The Reader, Schlinks highly successful novel from 10 years ago, dealing the “scars of history†in the wake of the Second World War. The main character goes on a journey to find out...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2008
Self's Punishment by Bernhard Schlink
Self's Punishment
Bernhard Schlink
What a delight! A well written (as one would expect from the author of The Reader), well built detective story with an eccentric 68-year old widower the reluctant investigator of computer hacking at a giant chemical factory. Obviously he finds...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2005
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
The Reader
Bernhard Schlink
A 2013 World Book Night selection. One of my favourite books of 1998, the sort that, on completion, leaves you stunned and really does stay with you for – well, in my case – years as it was 10 years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/1998

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