The Woman on the Stairs

Author(s): Bernhard Schlink


A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA #1 International BestsellerA young lawyer became entangled in the affairs of three people mired in a complex and destructive relationship. An artist, his subject, and her husband became a triangle that drew the lawyer in deeper and deeper. Now, encountering the painting that triggered it all, the lawyer must reconcile his past and present selves.


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A tale of obsession, possession and a mystery painting from the internationally bestselling author of THE READER.

From the writer of The Reader comes a mystical novel about a painting and the three people involved with it. Seemingly mysterious, metaphysical and unreal, Schlink has crafted a puzzle of a story that will make you think long after you have finished reading the final page.

Elisa, Book Grocer


Fans of Bernhard Schlink will recognise in his latest novel the themes of an unconventional love affair played out in the shadow of recent German history DAILY MAIL an ingenious set-up THE TIMES

Bernhard Schlink was born in Germany is 1944. A professor of law at Humboldt University, Berlin, and Cardozo Law School, New York, he is the author of the major internationally bestselling novel The Reader, which became an Oscar-winning film starring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes, the short story collections Flights of Love and Summer Lies, and several prize-winning crime novels. He lives in Berlin and New York.

General Fields

  • : 9781474601009
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • : 0.218
  • : September 2017
  • : 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bernhard Schlink
  • : Paperback
  • : 917
  • : en
  • : 240