Everything Is Illuminated is Jonathan Safran Foer's bestselling novel of a search for truth, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. The inspiration for the Liev Schreiber film, starring Elijah Wood.
A young man arrives in the Ukraine, clutching in his hand a tattered photograph. He is searching for the woman who fifty years ago saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Unfortunately, he is aided in his quest by Alex, a translator with an uncanny ability to mangle English into bizarre new forms.
Foer, Jonathan Safran 'Everything is illuminated' Paperback, 276 p., publisher: Penguin