Despite a seemingly complex plot, involving many characters & financial crimes, I found it easy to follow & am looking forward to see if it is part of a series
The Traitor by Ava Glass is an easy-to-read page turner, with vivid description,Mediterranean ports-of-call, and tension, as danger lurks behind every page
A Tale of One January by Albert Maltz is a historical-fiction story of two women who escaped from a Nazi death March in January, 1945
Anna Akhmatova (23 June, 1889 – 5 March, 1966) is considered to be a significant poets. Known for Requiem, a poem about the Stalinist terror.
A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz is an autobiography, about the author’s childhood in Jerusalem and his teenage years in Kibbutz Hulda
The Books of Jacob is a superb masterpiece. In my humble, layperson’s opinion, the book is in the same class as Tolstoy’s War and Peace.
Alias Emma by Ava Glass was a fast read, and very enjoyable. It is more of a thriller than an espionage novel, nevertheless, I found myself engaged.
An American rabbi travels to the Soviet Union, the year is 1965, and reports of persecution of the Jewish community have been reported
Saul Bellow was an award-winning American writer. Among his many distinctions are a Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes, and the National Book Award for Fiction 3 times
A fine book & a great choice of authors. I never realized the contribution of most of these authors to the world, as well as the significance of their stories