Visitation

by Jenny Erpenbeck and Susan Bernofsky

Visitation

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On a lake in Brandenburg, Germany, a single house becomes the lens through which a century of tumult is seen. Its Jewish inhabitants flee the Holocaust, Russian occupiers raid its contents, an architect is forcefully evicted and through it all the gardener tends the lawn around it. This is the story of the twentieth century, as told by the objects owned by those who shaped it.

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