Download PDF by A. B. Yehoshua: A Journey to the End of the Millennium (Harvest Book)

By A. B. Yehoshua

ISBN-10: 0156011166

ISBN-13: 9780156011167

ISBN-10: 1870015711

ISBN-13: 9781870015714

“A masterpiece” approximately religion, race, and morality at a medieval turning element, from the nationwide Jewish ebook Award winner and “Israeli Faulkner” (The big apple Times).
It’s edging towards the top of the yr 999 whilst Ben Attar, a Moroccan Jewish service provider from Tangiers, takes wives—an act of bigamy that leads to the ethical objections of his nephew and enterprise companion, Raphael Abulafia, and the dissolution in their as soon as ecocnomic firm of uploading treasures from the Atlas Mountains. Abulafia’s repudiation triggers a most likely perilous circulate through Attar to set issues right—by atmosphere sail for medieval Paris to problem his nephew, and his nephew’s personal pious spouse, face to face.

followed through a Spanish rabbi, a Muslim dealer, a timid younger slave, a team of Arab sailors, and his veiled better halves, Attar will quickly locate himself in an excellent extra harmful battle—with the Christian zealots who worry that Jews and others they see as immoral infidels will hamper the arrival of Jesus on the sunrise of a brand new millennium.
From the writer of A lady in Jerusalem, winner of the la occasions ebook Prize, this is often an insightful portrait of a special second in heritage in addition to the undying matters that also hassle us today.

“The finish of the 1st millennium involves characterize just one of many breaches—between north and south, Christians and Jews, Jews and Muslims, Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jews, males and women—across which A. B. Yehoshua's remarkable novel provides us.” —The manhattan Times

Show description

Read Online or Download A Journey to the End of the Millennium (Harvest Book) PDF

Similar african books

Flashman and the Angel of the Lord by George MacDonald Fraser PDF

“A jolly learn. ”—The Wall highway JournalThe 10th installment within the Flashman Papers unearths Captain Harry Flashman of Her Majesty's mystery provider within the antebellum South, the place the irrepressible, globe-trotting Victorian turns into the objective of blackmailing beauties.   Evading hazard, bedding ladies, and benefiting from each chance, Flashman once more weasels his method into historical past, this time in John Brown’s raid of Harper’s Ferry, ahead of the Civil conflict.

Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta PDF

Every little thing stable Will Come introduces a big new voice in modern fiction. With perception and a lyrical knowledge, Nigerian-born Sefi Atta has written a robust and eloquent tale set in her African place of birth. it truly is 1971, a yr after the Biafran warfare, and Nigeria is less than army rule--though the politics of the kingdom subject below these of her domestic to Enitan Taiwo, an eleven-year-old woman uninterested in looking forward to college to begin.

Download e-book for iPad: Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel by Helen Oyeyemi

As obvious at the disguise of the New York instances booklet overview, the place it used to be defined as “gloriously unsettling… evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel García Márquez, Chris Abani or even Emily Dickinson,” and already one of many year’s most generally acclaimed novels:“Helen Oyeyemi has absolutely remodeled from a literary prodigy right into a strong, precise storyteller…Transfixing and astonishing.

New PDF release: Tagine: Spicy stews from Morocco

Few food are extra pleasurable than a hearty tagine--the wealthy, aromatic Moroccan stew that's served from its personal stylish cooking vessel, often known as a tagine. Meat, chicken, fish, or greens are simmered lightly within the steam of the pot's conical lid, and the nutrition, deliciously flavored with spices and fruit, is still delicate and wet.

Extra info for A Journey to the End of the Millennium (Harvest Book)

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Journey to the End of the Millennium (Harvest Book) by A. B. Yehoshua

by Michael

Download PDF by A. B. Yehoshua: A Journey to the End of the Millennium (Harvest Book)
Rated 4.09 of 5 – based on 50 votes