The Storyteller: A Novel By Jodi Picoult | Conversation Starters
Sage Singer, the main character in the 2013 novel by Jodi Picoult, is still recovering from the traumatic death of her mother. In a grief group, she forms a friendship with the elderly, much-loved Josef Weber, who has recently lost his wife. When Josef reveals his most deeply-kept secret, Sage is taken by surprise. However, Josef then asks Sage to do the unthinkable: help him commit suicide. Josef's secret is that he was a Nazi Commander at the Auschwitz concentration camp during The Holocaust. Sage's grandmother, Minka, is a survivor of The Holocaust. Sage is left with the difficult decision of what to do about Josef's secret and his request to die. The Storyteller is one of the latest novels from Jodi Picoult, a New York Times bestselling author. The Storyteller has been rated highly by readers on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Goodreads. In 2013, The Storyteller was chosen as a Goodreads Choice Award Nominee in the Fiction category.
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