Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The Reader ($20.00; June 1997; 224 pp.; 0-679-44279-0): A compact portrayal of a teenaged German boy's love affair with an emotionally remote older woman, and the troubled consequence of his discovery of who she really is and why she simultaneously needed him and rejected him. Seven years after their intimacy, university student Michael Berg accidentally learns that (now) 40ish Hannah Schmitz had ... Read full review

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The movie was better

User Review  - seejaysee3 -

Hearing this story reaffirmed my opinion of the movie and my defense of Hanna but it wasnt as good as books I have previously read. If I read the book before I saw the movie I probably wouldnt have seen the movie believing it would not be as interesting as it was. Read full review

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A little boring in the middle. but the beginning and end are interesting.

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I read this in a day. It made me cry.

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User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

Ugh. Read full review

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User Review  - altrevor -

Good price & fast service. Product as promised. New and factory sealed in excellant condition. Easy company to order from and deal with. ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rebekah - Goodreads

Finished the book this morning and immediately rented the movie and watched it on-demand. The book is better, of course. Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Murray - Goodreads

Although read this coupla years back: greatly impressed by the many levels of moral dilemmas it raises - I have now watched the dvd with Kate Winslett and Ralph Fiennes. I was very impressed: one of ... Read full review

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