(IBList user synopsis):
Sketches the lives of several families in the town of Gleiwitz in Upper Silesia just after Germany's invasion of Poland. Photographer Leo Maria Piontek has just died, and the novel follows the events surrounding his funeral and the worries, dreams, and motivations of the relatives and friends who attend it.
Original title: Septemberlicht
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European→ 20th Century
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Regional Interest