[E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

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People of the Book

characters People of the Book 107 Sarajevo Haggadah a beautifully illuminated Hebrew manuscript created in fifteenth century Spain When it falls to Hanna Heath an Australian rare book expert to conserve this priceless work the series of tiny artifacts she discov. What I do is me for that I cameThis is grand book Impressive Intriguing Tragic Beautiful From beginning to the endI don t usually like books on war situations but this book received so many good comments and ratings from Goodreads I decided to go for it I did not regret itEach chapter is a time jump to and fro in time And starts with a uote like this one page 329 in my book A white hairSeville 1480My eyes seep sorrow water skins with holes Abid bin al AbrasPart of a review Miami Herald Stellar compelling story Brooks seamlessly moves from the miniscule the tiny specks to examine in human terms the larger events from the thirteenth century and into the twenty first the inuisition the rise of anti semitism

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characters People of the Book 107 Inspired by a true story People of the Book is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author This ambitious electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed. A tip from one of my daughter s teachers lead me to the works of Geraldine Brooks a two time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for literature Being the non fiction connoisseur that I am I first devoured her memoir Foreign Correspondence Deciding not to limit myself to only one of her books I chose People of the Book her fictionalized history of the Sarajevo Haggadah Hanna Heath is a Sydney book conservator who has been chosen by the Sarajevo National Museum to rebind the city s famous Haggadah in anticipation of the museum s reopening Spurred on by her research Heath s travels take her to Harvard London Vienna and back to Sarajevo later on in order to pinpoint the codex s travels If the book only centered on Edupreneur is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and شوهر آهو خانم intimate emotional The New Sugar Spice intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author This ambitious electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed. A tip from one of my daughter s teachers lead me to the works of Geraldine Brooks a two time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for literature Being the non fiction connoisseur that I am I first devoured her memoir Foreign Correspondence Deciding not to limit myself to only one of her books I chose People of the Book her fictionalized history of the Sarajevo Haggadah Hanna Heath Harry and Hortense at Hormone High is a Sydney book conservator who has been chosen by the Sarajevo National Museum to rebind the city s famous Haggadah Tales Told in Oz The Wicked Years #05 in anticipation of the museum s reopening Spurred on by her research Heath s travels take her to Harvard London Vienna and back to Sarajevo later on The Dosadi Experiment in order to pinpoint the codex s travels If the book only centered on

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characters People of the Book 107 Ers in its ancient binding an insect wing fragment wine stains salt crystals a white hair only begin to unlock its deep mysteries and unexpectedly plunges Hanna into the intrigues of fine art forgers and ultra nationalist fanatic. I edited this book review and added some photos to this older review because this book is being discussed in January 2020 by the GR Diversity in All Forms Book Club led by Mariah Roze You can join the discussion at People of the Book by Geraldine BrooksMost people who like books will enjoy a story about a book detective a female Australian book curatorrestorer who discovers many cultural and microscopic mysteries when she is hired to restore a Haggadah a book of prayers used during the Jewish Passover seder The author takes us back in history see explanations that the restorer can only guess at As you might expect it s a tale of both beauty and horror ranging from the 1400 s to the present The


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    [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks Geraldine Brooks · 7 summary A Review of People of the Book or Why I Hate the KindleBrooks's novel is a fictionalized account of the real Sarajevo Haggadah a Jewish religious text noteworthy for its inclusion of an illuminated manuscript and for its survival thr

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    [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks This is an awful bookI expected great things from Brooks March is a book I treasure but this novel is a third rate Da Vinci code written with about the same amount of skillThe premise is captivating a 500 year old haggadah is found in Sarajevo in 1996 and the novel sets out to explore the book's journey across Europe in those inter

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    [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks A tip from one of my daughter's teachers lead me to the works of Geraldine Brooks a two time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize

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    free read ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB · Geraldine Brooks [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks What I do is me for that I cameThis is grand book Impressive Intriguing Tragic Beautiful From beginning to the endI don't usually like books on war situations but this book received so many good comments and ratings from Goodreads I

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    [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks An exceptional novel about a rare book conservator from Australia who researches the Sarajevo Haggadda an ancient Jewish prayer book Brooks uses the protagonist's research to tell the story of the book backwards

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    [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks A Hebrew manuscript created in fifteenth century Spain has been saved from the ruins of a bombed library Hanna Heath who specializes in the conservation of medieval documents is hired to repair and preserve the anc

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    [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks I try to avoid all things popular eg I’ve never seen Star Wars or Titanic because I know after all the hype I can only be disappointed When it comes to books though I feel obligated to read what’s popular so I can partic

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    [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks The story of an extraordinary book and the people who surround itAnd I did not enjoy itMy reaction to this one was a huge surprise I adored Geraldine Brook's Year of Wonders and I thought this would be an easy hit for meI think the problem is fairly simple never connected with the main character I loved Anna from Year of Wonders I couldn't stand HannaThe small details of her work that she found so absorbing I didn't enjoyI didn't like how

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    [E–pub/Pdf] People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks Geraldine Brooks · 7 summary There's nothing bad about this but there's nothing exciting about it either I'd describe it as assembly line fiction A novel that is designed to be a crowd pleaser It never strays from formulaic commercial boundaries The story is wel

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  • Paperback
  • 372
  • People of the Book
  • Geraldine Brooks
  • English
  • 04 August 2020
  • 9780143115007