The book is very dense with lots of eyewitness accounts to the battles from the average soldiers as well as civilian locals.
In the play As You Like It Shakespeare pays homage to Marlowe by quoting lines form his play Hero and Leander.
This is one of those rare books which are intelligent, informative and entreating. Mr. Sidransky is an excellent author and I’m looking forward to reading more of his work.
The author casts a wide net across Israeli society when it comes to solving the murder Anat is working on. Anat is a strong protagonist who loves her job and has to deal with rampant sexism of her co-workers and her superiors who have half her intelligence.
One of the long lost entertainment modes which we have lost over time is reading fiction books out loud. Many years ago, before TV or even electricity, families used to gather around the hearth and take turns reading books. Author like Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll and Wilkie Collins were favorites, and still sound great being read out loud these days. When reading books aloud, one can reflect on the way the story sounds, the voices of the characters and the way prose played role in literature. One of my favorite books, Treasure Island by Robert Louise Stevenson, was written for his adopted 14-year-old son and the author read what he wrote every day to his family in the evening. Before you endeavor on reading fiction books out loud, remember that reading to an audience is much slower than reading in your head, if reading fiction books from Tesco to children make sure the chapter lengths are not too long. A dramatic flair also helps to read fiction books, I found that sometimes it’s difficult to remember which voice goes with which character or accent, but I do enjoy the experience. Even if you don’t have the aptitude for the dramatics,…