by Frederick Reuss (9781932961171)

Frederick Reuss
Release Date: 01 May 2006
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Category: Historical Fiction
Publisher: Unbridled Books
ISBN: 9781932961171
ISBN-10: 1932961178

When a solitary man stumbles upon a cache of photographs, sometimes -- and only sometimes -- he can sense the lives of the people in them. Sometimes he can find in their faces and in the way they hold themselves or the way they perform before the camera, the light trace of their story. Following just that path, acclaimed novelist Frederick Reuss has created a love story of historic proportions. Mohr: A Novel is about a man and wife whose life together is marked irreparably by a deeply troubled and world-testing era. With the sort of enthralling narrative step that always marks his work, Reuss allows their story to rise from a cache of photographs he uncovered in Germany -- photographs from the 1920s and '30s of the exiled Jewish playwright and novelist Max Mohr; Kdthe, the beautiful wife he left behind; and Eva, their daughter, who would live through it all but would never really understand what had happened. The interplay between Reuss's revealing prose and the real faces in nearly 50 photographs offers a reading experience that may be unprecedented in novels.
From the first paragraph and that first creased image, which Eva may have taken, of the Mohrs at their table in Germany just before Max walked away from their lives, this beautiful and powerful novel works as deeply on the reader as a family photo album.

AUD $36.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.

View other Frederick Reuss titles like "Mohr"

Write a customer review of Mohr.

If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend

Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Shopping Cart Customer Support

International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide