Sarah's Key

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St. Martin's Press, Jul 5, 2011 - Fiction - 336 pages
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More than two years on the New York Times bestseller list.

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door to door arresting Jewish families in the middle of the night. Desperate to protect her younger brother, Sarah locks him in a bedroom cupboard—their secret hiding place—and promises to come back for him as soon as they are released.

Sixty Years Later: Sarah’s story intertwines with that of Julia Jarmond, an American journalist investigating the roundup. In her research, Julia stumbles onto a trail of secrets that link her to Sarah, and to questions about her own future.                                                                                                          

In Sarah’s Key, Tatiana de Rosnay offers up a mesmerizing story in which a tragic past unfolds, the present is torn apart, and the future is irrevocably altered.

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The book was interesting and easy to read. - Goodreads
So, 4-stars for the plot, 2-stars for the poor writing. - Goodreads
I liked the ending, but didn't love it. - Goodreads
I also, once again, hated the ending. - Goodreads
This book is wonderfully written, and researched. - Goodreads
The writing is very simplistic and basic. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Dawn Lindquist - Goodreads

Because I used to read Eli Wiesel's Night with my freshmen, every year I would read several survivor accounts on my own and watch documentaries about the camps and about various resistance efforts. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

This was a whirlwind of a book. I put off reading it for a really long time (knowing how sad it was going to be), but in the end I'm glad I read it. Touching, infuriating, hypnotizing, I don't think I ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

TATIANA DE ROSNAY is the international bestselling author of ten novels. Together with Dan Brown and Stieg Larsson, she was named one of the top three fiction writers in Europe in 2010.  Tatiana lives with her husband and two children in Paris, where she is at work on her next novel.

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