By Anthony Doerr

The epic new novel, set in the course of WW2, from Sunday occasions brief tale Prize-winner Anthony Doerr.
Marie-Laure has been blind because the age of six. Her father builds an ideal miniature in their Paris neighbourhood so she will memorize it via contact and navigate her approach domestic. but if the Nazis invade, father and daughter flee with a deadly secret.
Werner is a German orphan, destined to labour within the similar mine that claimed his father's lifestyles, until eventually he discovers a knack for engineering. His expertise wins him a spot at a brutal army academy, yet his method out of obscurity is equipped on suffering.
At an identical time, far-off in a walled urban via the ocean, an outdated guy discovers new worlds with out ever environment foot open air his domestic. yet throughout him, imminent threat closes in.
Doerr's blend of hovering mind's eye and meticulous statement is electrical. As Europe is engulfed through conflict and lives collide unpredictably, 'All the sunshine we won't See' is a charming and devastating elegy for innocence.

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The Japanese quickly discovered 'Broadway', and in the early afternoon of 13 March some 40 Ki-43s appeared overhead. In a savage action lasting 45 minutes, No 81 Sqn's detachment destroyed four and damaged several others. Victories went to the CO, Sqn Ldr 'Babe' Whitamore, Canadian Fit Lt Bob Day, Australian Fig Off Larry Cronin and one of the unit's South Africans, Capt Robert 'Moon' Collingwood, whose only victory over Burma took him to 'acedom' (he had claimed four kills in Hurricanes with No 1 Sqn South African Air Force in North Africa in 1941-42).

Intercepted 60+ fighters Rathudaung. Fit Lt Eric Brown and Fit Sgt J B Dodds missing. W O F E Wilding destroyed one, shot up himself. ' Fellow No 136 Sqn ace Fit Lt Gordon Conway added; 'We had two hard fights on the 13th and 15th, and the second fight left us the poorer for we lost Fit Sgt Dodds, who was found dead in the wreckage, and my splendid friend Eric Brown, whose luck had at last run out. We'd been flying together since our training days at Ternhill in 1941. ' With the situation now deteriorating around Imphal, No 81 Sqn returned to Tulihal.

Once in the area, No 81 Sqn's Fit Lt Bob Day spotted the JAAF aircraft, and he ordered Fit Lt I R 'Bats' Krohn down with his section, followed by his own. 5 victories. No 607 Sqn intercepted the enemy fighters a short while later, and Fit Lt 'Jimmie' James quickly shot down a 'Hamp' (in reality yet another Ki-43). Faced with such a large number of opponents, both squadrons called for reinforcements and eight Spitfire VCs from No 136 Sqn were scrambled. Sqn Ldr Noel Constantine was successful, and he noted his final victory in his flying logbook; 'Destroyed a "Hamp".

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