- ISBN: 9780698145085 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| A captivating and atmospheric historical novel about a young girl in Nazi Germany, a psychoanalyst in fin-de-siècle Vienna, and the powerful mystery that links them together. Gretel and the Dark explores good and evil, hope and despair, showing how the primal thrills and horrors of the stories we learn as children can illuminate the darkest moments in history, in two rich, intertwining narratives that come together to form one exhilarating, page-turning read. In 1899 Vienna, celebrated psychoanalyst Josef Breuer is about to encounter his strangest case yet: a mysterious, beautiful woman who claims to have no name, no feelings—to be, in fact, a machine. Intrigued, he tries to fathom the roots of her disturbance. Years later, in Nazi-controlled Germany, Krysta plays alone while her papa works in the menacingly strange infirmary next door. Young, innocent, and fiercely stubborn, she retreats into a world of fairy tales, unable to see the...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Riverhead, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1428 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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