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The Glass Room

Simon Mawer

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Simon Mawer’s The Glass Room brilliantly evokes six decades of Eastern European history, beginning in 1930s Czechoslovakia. Jewish newlyweds Viktor and Liesel Landauer build their dream home, and despite the low hum of the German war machine reverberating through the land, the two look forward to a life of promise. But as war becomes inevitable, their lives are transformed in profound ways. “Mawer’s writing and characters are rich …”—Publishers Weekly

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Simon Mawer’s The Glass Room brilliantly evokes six decades of Eastern European history, beginning in 1930s Czechoslovakia. Jewish newlyweds Viktor and Liesel Landauer build their dream home, and despite the low hum of the German war machine reverberating through the land, the two look forward to a life of promise. But as war becomes inevitable, their lives are transformed in profound ways. “Mawer’s writing and characters are rich …”—Publishers Weekly
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Simon Mawer’s The Glass Room brilliantly evokes six decades of Eastern European history, beginning in 1930s Czechoslovakia. Jewish newlyweds Viktor and Liesel Landauer build their dream home, and despite the low hum of the German war machine reverberating through the land, the two look forward to a life of promise. But as war becomes inevitable, their lives are transformed in profound ways. “Mawer’s writing and characters are rich …”—Publishers Weekly

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jefferson Mays

Length:

14h 57m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

12:22


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

23:45


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

13:46


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

26:30


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

10:12


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

10:51


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

13:41


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

22:14


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

03:40


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

21:43


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

05:48


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

08:27


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

05:37


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

13:28


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

13:35


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

04:17


Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 16

05:38


Part 1, Chapter 17
Part 1, Chapter 17

04:14


Part 1, Chapter 18
Part 1, Chapter 18

25:37


Part 1, Chapter 19
Part 1, Chapter 19

26:18


Part 1, Chapter 20
Part 1, Chapter 20

05:21


Part 1, Chapter 21
Part 1, Chapter 21

11:02


Part 1, Chapter 22
Part 1, Chapter 22

09:20


Part 1, Chapter 23
Part 1, Chapter 23

20:59


Part 1, Chapter 24
Part 1, Chapter 24

28:34


Part 1, Chapter 25
Part 1, Chapter 25

06:46


Part 1, Chapter 26
Part 1, Chapter 26

11:44


Part 1, Chapter 27
Part 1, Chapter 27

04:48


Part 1, Chapter 28
Part 1, Chapter 28

09:58


Part 1, Chapter 29
Part 1, Chapter 29

02:31


Part 1, Chapter 30
Part 1, Chapter 30

14:28


Part 1, Chapter 31
Part 1, Chapter 31

08:38


Part 1, Chapter 32
Part 1, Chapter 32

20:17


Part 1, Chapter 33
Part 1, Chapter 33

06:27


Part 1, Chapter 34
Part 1, Chapter 34

36:09


Part 1, Chapter 35
Part 1, Chapter 35

09:10


Part 2, Chapter 36
Part 2, Chapter 36

21:06


Part 2, Chapter 37
Part 2, Chapter 37

11:40


Part 2, Chapter 38
Part 2, Chapter 38

07:27


Part 2, Chapter 39
Part 2, Chapter 39

10:40


Part 2, Chapter 40
Part 2, Chapter 40

31:04


Part 2, Chapter 41
Part 2, Chapter 41

05:56


Part 2, Chapter 42
Part 2, Chapter 42

21:37


Part 2, Chapter 43
Part 2, Chapter 43

08:14


Part 2, Chapter 44
Part 2, Chapter 44

13:26


Part 2, Chapter 45
Part 2, Chapter 45

05:27


Part 2, Chapter 46
Part 2, Chapter 46

19:55


Part 2, Chapter 47
Part 2, Chapter 47

08:33


Part 2, Chapter 48
Part 2, Chapter 48

07:52


Part 2, Chapter 49
Part 2, Chapter 49

21:33


Part 3, Chapter 50
Part 3, Chapter 50

14:31


Part 3, Chapter 51
Part 3, Chapter 51

11:16


Part 3, Chapter 52
Part 3, Chapter 52

26:44


Part 4, Chapter 53
Part 4, Chapter 53

06:15


Part 4, Chapter 54
Part 4, Chapter 54

06:36


Part 4, Chapter 55
Part 4, Chapter 55

05:22


Part 4, Chapter 56
Part 4, Chapter 56

04:02


Part 4, Chapter 57
Part 4, Chapter 57

12:02


Part 4, Chapter 58
Part 4, Chapter 58

03:35


Part 4, Chapter 59
Part 4, Chapter 59

11:18


Part 4, Chapter 60
Part 4, Chapter 60

14:31


Part 4, Chapter 61
Part 4, Chapter 61

26:51


Part 4, Chapter 62
Part 4, Chapter 62

09:01


Part 5, Chapter 63
Part 5, Chapter 63

22:23


Part 5, Chapter 64
Part 5, Chapter 64

10:00


Part 5, Chapter 65
Part 5, Chapter 65

13:12


Part 5, Chapter 66
Part 5, Chapter 66

22:39


Part 5, Chapter 67
Part 5, Chapter 67

01:34


Part 5, Chapter 68
Part 5, Chapter 68

03:16