Simon & Schuster



The World That We Knew

Alice Hoffman travels to a hidden world built amid the horrors of the Holocaust and brings forth a spellbinding tale of love, loss and what it means to endure.

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Review of ‘The World That We Knew’

Alice Hoffman is a brilliant weaver of magic and the mundane, as many of her novels have proven over the years. In her hands, a story we think we know, from a time we think we’ve extracted every possible detail, can become a soulful new voyage into the heart of the human condition. With her…

Interview with Alice Hoffman

We spoke with Alice Hoffman about her new novel’s origins, her research into the history behind the tale and what she feels The World That We Knew has to say about the world we live in now.

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