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The Kindly Ones

3.8 out of 5 stars 106 customer reviews

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Product details

  • Audio CD
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks; Unabridged edition (3 Mar. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1433279169
  • ISBN-13: 978-1433279164
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 19.3 x 9.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 106 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,847,208 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Unquestionably brilliant.Littell is a gifted writer and what he achieves.is unparalleled.The novel [is] scrupulous in its period details and.generous in its scope" -- The Nation

"An extraordinarily powerful novel.. Above all, it is a sophisticated exploration of issues of morality, evil and luck. The novel as a whole brilliantly shows how 'ordinary men' become killers." -- The Observer (London)

"A world-class masterpiece of astonishing brutality, originality, and force."--The Daily Beast

"An extraordinarily powerful novel.... Above all, it is a sophisticated exploration of issues of morality, evil and luck... The novel as a whole brilliantly shows how 'ordinary men' become killers."--The Observer (London)

"The meticulously realistic main plot of The Kindly Ones is brilliantly organized and written..."--BookForum

"An alternately fascinating and impressively researched novel. . . . Its feverish voice is weirdly mesmerizing, the scope awesome."--Newark Star Ledger

"The force and clarity with which Littell renders the physical realities of war and mass murder are simply astounding. . . . The Kindly Ones is unmistakably the work of a profoundly gifted writer."--Time magazine

"Unquestionably brilliant...Littell is a gifted writer and what he achieves...is unparalleled...The novel [is] scrupulous in its period details and...generous in its scope"--The Nation

"A great work of literary fiction, to which readers and scholars will turn for decades to come."--Antony Beevor, The Times (London)

The force and clarity with which Littell renders the physical realities of war and mass murder are simply astounding. . . . The Kindly Ones is unmistakably the work of a profoundly gifted writer. --Time magazine" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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"The biggest novel this month, and an essential read [...] remorseless, obsessive and compelling." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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