Summer reading: All the Light We Cannot See

Book cover for all the light we cannot seeAll the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr

This novel is set during World War II, tracking the lives of a French girl and a German boy. While these two characters are initially separate and unbeknownst to each other, the summit of the novel arrives when their lives intertwine as they struggle to survive the war. Anthony Doerr creates a beautiful collision of two worlds in the most detailed and unexpected of ways, providing readers with a story of light set amidst a time period riddled with darkness.

Class of 2021
English major

This book is part of theĀ 2020 Berkeley Summer Reading List. Stay tuned for more weekly posts!