The Discontinuity of Small Things

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Quality Words In Print, 2005 - Fiction - 239 pages
3 Reviews
This quiet story of the Holocaust chronicles the lives of several Danes through the summer of 1943. It is the discontinuity of small things--the scattered inconveniences, chance meetings, glimpses of injustice, and indulgences of hope, --that haphazardly directs each individual to his fate. An hypnotic story of ordinary people caught in a silent maelstrom, ultimately driven to extraordinary feats. FIC000000

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

It is the 1940's in Nazi-occupied Denmark. Jews survive by maintaining a low profile but we all know it's just a question of time before the Nazis come for them. A young girl begins to discover her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Siobhan Fallon - Goodreads

A novel about World War II from a Danish perspective. Things happen on a smaller scale, but somehow these more ordinary acts of horror are all the more striking. Gorgeous. Read full review


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