The zone of interest: A novel

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"From one of England's most renowned authors, an unforgettable new novel that provides a searing portrait of life-and, shockingly, love-in a concentration camp. Once upon a time there was a king, and the king commissioned his favorite wizard to create a magic mirror. This mirror didn't show you your reflection. It showed you your soul-it showed you who you really were. The wizard couldn't look at it without turning away. The king couldn't look at it. The courtiers couldn't look at it. A chestful of treasure was offered to anyone who could look at it for sixty seconds without turning away. And no one could. The Zone of Interest is a love story with a violently unromantic setting. Can love survive the mirror? Can we even meet each other's eye, after we have seen who we really are? In a novel powered by both wit and pathos, Martin Amis excavates the depths and contradictions of the human soul"--
A portrait of life and unexpected love in a concentration camp explores the depths and contradictions of the human soul as well as the capacity of individuals who are tested to acknowledge their true selves.
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subject_facet Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Fiction, Concentration camp inmates -- Fiction, FICTION / Cultural Heritage, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Literary, Historical fiction, Love stories, Psychological fiction, Young women -- Fiction
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topic_facet Concentration camp inmates, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Young women