(From the publisher):
A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, The Painted Bird
is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of this century.(from the publisher)
This autobiographical novel was originally published in 1965, and published in a revised version in 1976.
Original title: The Painted Bird
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ World War II→ General