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Jee’s #bookreview of #TheHouseofOneThousandEyes by Michelle Barker #AnnickPress #NetGalley #fiction

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20181005_215447Title: The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle Barker

Publisher: Annick Press

Verdict: 3/5

In a nutshell (Amazon):

Life in East Germany in the early 1980s is not easy for most people, but for Lena, it’s particularly hard. After the death of her parents in a factory explosion and time spent in a psychiatric hospital recovering from the trauma, she is sent to live with her stern aunt, a devoted member of the ruling Communist Party. Visits with her beloved Uncle Erich, a best-selling author, are her only respite.

But one night, her uncle disappears without a trace. Gone also are all his belongings, his books, and even his birth records. Lena is desperate to know what happened to him, but it’s as if he never existed.

The worst thing, however, is that she cannot discuss her uncle or her attempts to find him with anyone, not even her…

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