Publisher: Pushkin Press
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
"Constantly grapples with what the ordinary man might do when faced with a horror so huge that to resist might threaten his very survival. Olyslaegers bravely explores moral compromise, betrayal and collaboration - and throws our polarised times into sharp relief." -- The Observer
"A vital and endlessly frightening question: under the cosh of an occupier, who among us would actually risk our lives or livelihoods for the sake of principle, or a fellow citizen?" -- The Guardian
"I loved this book. Will is a vivid, complex, and captivating novel about the grubby moral compromises of life under occupation" -- Bart van Es, author of The Cut Out Girl
"A masterful book, a gripping epic, necessary and gorgeously written." -- Stefan Hertmans, author of War and Turpentine
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