Stock Image
The Pieces from Berlin: Pye, Michael The Pieces from Berlin: Pye, Michael The Pieces from Berlin: Pye, Michael

The Pieces from Berlin

Pye, Michael

182 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0375414363 / ISBN 13: 9780375414367
Published by Knopf, U.S.A., 2003
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Sylvia's Books (Athen, GA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since April 21, 2010 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 40.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002224

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Pieces from Berlin

Publisher: Knopf, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine-

Edition: First Edition

About this title


From the author of Taking Lives: a riveting new novel, inspired by a true story from secret criminal files, about a woman who made her fortune trafficking stolen art in wartime Berlin—and the fearsome price other people paid for her crimes.

Lucia Müller-Rossi is the grandest of Zurich antique dealers, still flourishing and still respect-able in her nineties. Her past is unknown, or conveniently ignored, until the day Sarah Freeman looks into her shop window and sees a delicate inlaid table that she and her husband once owned before the war. It is a “piece from Berlin,” and because of it, decades of lies and silence are about to end.

With the skills of a master storyteller and the insights of a historian, Michael Pye brings to life the devastating legacy that shadows the Holocaust. The Pieces from Berlin is the graphic story of survivors finding the courage to face a buried past, as Lucia’s son, Nicholas, patches his memories of wartime Berlin into a true picture of his mother’s life and crimes, and Sarah Freeman tries to exorcise her ghosts by involving an Englishman who has his own wartime scars.

Their intensely moving stories cast brilliant light on the terrible choices people must make in the very worst of times—and the human toll they exact through the generations.

About the Author:

Novelist, historian, journalist, and broad-caster Michael Pye is the author of ten other books, including the novels Taking Lives and The Drowning Room.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're
dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't
arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed
your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact
us and we'll respond within 2 business days. Sylvia's Books, Sylvia Weller, 135 Mansfield Ct.,
Athens, ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express