THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING NOVEL ADAPTED INTO A FEATURE FILM
WITH ELIJAH WOOD From the bestselling author of Here I Am,
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and We are the Weather - a
hilarious, life-affirming and utterly original novel about the
search for truth - now available as a pocket-sized Penguin
Essential 'Gripping, hilariously funny and deeply serious. An
astonishing feat of writing' The Times 'One of the most impressive
novel debuts of recent years' Joyce Carol Oates, Times Literary
Supplement 'A first novel of startling originality' Jay McInerney,
Observer 'It seems hard to believe that such a young writer can
have such a deep understanding of both comedy and tragedy' Erica
Wagner, The Times A young man arrives in the Ukraine, clutching in
his hand a tattered photograph. He is searching for the woman who
fifty years ago saved his grandfather from the Nazis.
Unfortunately, he is aided in his quest by Alex, a translator with
an uncanny ability to mangle English into bizarre new forms; a
"blind" old man haunted by memories of the war; and an undersexed
guide dog named Sammy Davis Jr, Jr. What they are looking for seems
elusive -- a truth hidden behind veils of time, language and the
horrors of war. What they find turns all their worlds upside
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