The Stars Can Wait: A Novel
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The Stars Can Wait: A Novel

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In this powerful debut set in 1940s German-occupied Poland, a young Catholic boy unearths the secrets of his brother's mysterious life.

Fifteen-year-old Gracian Sofka is a stargazer. Every night for the past year he has broken curfew to view the constellations from a clearing in the forest-that is, until his older brother, Pawel, discovers his secret pastime. And now that t...more
ebook, 192 pages
Published November 12th 2013 by Henry Holt and Co. (first published January 1st 2002)
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This sad tale is very moving though the ending leaves the reader with a feeling that hope is just out of reach.
Kimberly Jane Sioco
This is by far, the saddest, and the most hopeless tragedy for contemporary literature that I've read.
i want to read this book. just to understand what is the article beyond.
Maggie Nowakowska
I'm a sucker for stories of Poland in WW2....
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