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The Storyteller

Title: The Storyteller
By: Jodi Picoult

I just finished listening to The Storyteller, and there were times when I had to pull my car over to the side of the road because I was so emotionally involved with the story. Picoult tells a tale of three generations of a Jewish family, intertwining the horror of the Holocaust and their lives before and after. There is a book within the book that is apocryphal, mythic, and incomplete. Five different readers voice the five main characters of the book.

Picoult is at the top of her form in this novel. The story is gripping. And she challenges assumptions about right and wrong and forgiveness throughout the book. As for that book within the book -- how did it end? Only the reader can say.

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Posted by ogradyj on June 26, 2013 at 4:56 p.m.
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