How does Doerr explore the paradoxes in human behavior in All the Light We Cannot See?

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The paradoxes that Anthony Doerr explores are stimulated by the war-time context of the book, but he also suggests that the characters’ actions are motivated by their core values and their “normal” peace-time selves.

After Germany invaded France during World War Two, the Germans were not an abstract enemy across the border but the army of occupation with whom they routinely had to interact. The war was...

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