Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

Thoughts on: The Family Affair by Leon H. Gildin

About: The Family Affair by Leon H. Gildin is the fictional continuation of his award The Polski Affair. Like its predecessor this is a short book, but one that packs in impact. Spe­cial Offer: Buy The Pol­ski Affair for $1 on Smash­wards— Coupon Code RZ73B (Expires 31 Decem­ber, 2011). 256 pages Publisher: Diamond River Books ISBN: […]

Thoughts on: The Polski Affair by Leon H. Gildin

About: The Polski Affair by Leon H. Gildin is an award winning, fictional book about a very weird and bizarre historical occurrence during World War II. The book is the story of one family of Holocaust survivors, takes place in present day Israel and Poland as well as through flashbacks. Special Offer: Buy The Polski […]

Thoughts on: Prince of Fire by Daniel Silva

About: Prince of Fire by Daniel Silva is the fifth book in the Gabriel Allon series. Unlike the previous books, this one takes place mostly in Israel as oppose to Europe. 432 pages Publisher: Signet ISBN: 0451215737 My rating for Prince of Fire – 4 Buy & Save on Prince of Fire through the ManOfLa­Book […]

Thoughts on: The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

About: The Attack by Yasmina Khadra is a fictional book set in Israel and the West Bank. Yasmina Khadra is the nom de plume of Mohammed Moulessehoul, a former Algerian military officer. 272 pages Publisher: Anchor ISBN: 0307275701 My rating for The Attack – 5 Buy & Save on The Attack through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate […]

Thoughts on: Pandora’s Grave by Stephen England

About: “Pandora’s Grave” by Stephen England is a fictional book set mostly in the US and Middle East. The novel is the first of a series and I, for one, am looking forward to see what’s next. Mr. England was kind enough to give three (3) eCopies for a giveaway. This is an international contest. […]

Thoughts on: Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman

About: “Lionheart” by Sharon Kay Penman is a historical fiction book about Richard I and the Third crusade. This is a well researched book which is fascinating and exciting. My rating for Lionheart – 5 Buy & Save on “Lionheart” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Kin­dle | Book Depos­i­tory US | Book […]

Thoughts on: Melachim Gimmel (Kings III) by Yochi Brandes

About: “Melachim Gimmel” (Kings III) by Yochi Brandes is a biblical fiction book which, presumptuously enough, is a continuation of the biblical books of Kings I and Kings II. While not her first novel, this is the first “biblical” novel the former ultra-orthodox author wrote. My rating for Melachim Gimmel – 4 Thoughts: “Melachim Gimmel” […]

Thoughts on: What Really Matters by Haim Shapira

About: “What Really Matters” by Haim Shapira is a non-fiction book which asks many philosophical questions and sometimes even answers them. The literal translation of the title is “On Really Important Things”. My rating for What Really matters – 4 Thoughts: “What Really Matters” by Haim Shapira asks some very important questions such as “what […]

Thoughts on: Daughters of Iraq by Revital Shiri-Horowitz

About: “Daughters of Iraq” by Revital Shiri-Horowitz is a fictional story of three women from the same family. It is a story of emigration seen through the eyes of two of the women and one who is first generation Israeli. 288 pages Publisher: Horowitz Publishing ISBN-10: 0615460798 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy […]

Book Review: Far from Zion by Charles London

About: “Far from Zion: In Search of a Global Jewish Community” by Charles London is a non-fiction account of the author’s search for his identity. In his search Mr. London goes far and wide looking for Jews in diaspora. 320 pages Publisher: William Morrow ISBN: 0061561061 My rating for Far from Zion – 4  Buy […]

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