Current Volume 6
Anthony Doerr’s book “All the Light We Cannot See” was released in 2014. In the book, a blind French girl named Marie-Laure LeBlanc and a German boy named Werner Pfennig are described as having a chance encounter during World War II. The daughter of a locksmith employed by the Parisian Museum of Natural History is Marie-Laure. She develops cataracts at the age of six, which cause her to lose her vision. Her father creates a scale model of their neighbourhood for her so she can have a feel for it. Marie-Laure and her father flee to Saint-Malo, a walled seaside city in Brittany, where they live with her great-uncle Etienne, during the German occupation of Paris. Together with his sister Jutta. Werner grew up in a German coal mining community. He and his sister enjoy listening to international music and science programmes since he is attracted by radios and electronics. Werner is recruited by the Nazis to attend a brutal military academy, where he excels as a technician and is sent to track the resistance using his expertise in radio technology.As the war progresses, Marie-Laure and Werner’s paths eventually cross in Saint-Malo. The novel mainly depicts the themes of morality, empathy, and the power of human connection, as well as the devastating effects of war on both individuals and society as a whole. “All the Light We Cannot See” is a impressive and stimulating novel that has received critical applaud for its beautiful writing, richly-drawn characters, and exploration of complex themes.
Loyalty, World War II, Morality, Human Connection.
Vinisha R. , Kamalakannan S. "The Power of Loyalty and Sacrifice in Wartime in All the Light We Cannot See" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 6 Issue 11 2023 Page 44-45
Vinisha R. , Kamalakannan S. "The Power of Loyalty and Sacrifice in Wartime in All the Light We Cannot See" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 6(11)