All the Light We Cannot See novel release
Anthony Dwyer’s novel All the Light We Cannot See, released in May of that year, made Best Books of the Year 2014 on the Goodreads reading and book website won the National Book Award, and was one of Amazon’s best-selling books.
The novel All the Light We Cannot See, set in the context of World War II, tells the story of a French girl named Marie Laura. She lost her sight when she was six years old. Also, she lives with her father, a locksmith in a small house. Their home is in Paris near the Museum of Natural History.
Since the Parisian child, Marie Lure lost her sight, she has lived in her own world. In her world, there were either the pages of books her father brings her or in the corridors of the National Museum of Natural History where he works. She is fascinated by the museum’s wonders and the fairy tales she hears about her collection, especially the mysterious gem The Sea of Fire.
She spends her days with her father on her usual routine. Once the Germans entered France in 1940, Mary and her father fled to Saint-Malo. This was on the coast of Brittany, to live in a narrow house accompanied by her uncle.
Laura meets a young man named Werner who is struggling with his little sister to get his master’s degree in radio manufacturing and repair, and his talent and passion for science enable him to attend the military academy as an apprentice;
He moves with Hitler’s military battalions through remote suburbs of Russia and eventually settles on the coast of Brittany to entangle his life with Mary.
Anthony Dwyer has many literary publications, including The Shell Collector and The Memory Wall, and a successful novel About Grace. This novel won the 2003 New York Public Library Award, the 2011 Story of the Year Award, and the Rome Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Literature.
It took American writer Anthony Dwyer (born 1973) ten years to write the novel. It has already won critical acclaim and remained on the New York Times bestseller list for 33 weeks.
Anthony Dwyer’s first book is a collection of short stories ”The Shell Collector (2002)”.
Many stories occur in countries within Africa and New Zealand, where he worked and lived. He has written another book of short stories called The Memory Wall (2010). His first novel, About Grace, was released in 2004. Duir then wrote a memoir, For Seasons in Rome, which was published in 2007.