From Publishers Weekly
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dense and chewy but worthwhile. it helps understand the intricacies of life in Jerusalem and Israel in general, within the context of a compelling fictional narrative.Published 4 months ago by richard w s
I tried, I really tried to like this book. Usually I give a book one chapter to hook me, then it's yea or nay. I stayed with this for 278 pages. Read morePublished 10 months ago by woodworker
Don't know why professional reviewers so favorably liked it. Quite a tedious read. Wish I had my money back. Goofy is how I'd describe it.Published 16 months ago by James Stewart
Sure, Bobby Stone never set foot in a creative writing class, except maybe one he taught himself. The guy lives the life, has traveled the globe--had many fine adventures, and is... Read morePublished 18 months ago by B. Sting
I had great difficulty in following this book with its myriad characters, mainly unsympathetic losers, set in Israel in the early 1990s against a backdrop of conflicting religions... Read morePublished 18 months ago by John Fitzpatrick
My wife gave up on this book after about 50 pages,saying she couldn't see where it was going. I managed to read the whole 500 pages. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Chemistry One
I reached halfway through chapter 15 (132 of 500 pages) before I decided I would not risk investing additional time than the thus far 25%. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Amazon Customer
'Did anyone else use the word 'incomprehensible'?' I wondered, scanning down the reviews.
'Still, I'll give it four stars,' I thought.
Why? Read more
A brilliant book. A darkly brilliant portrait of The Holy Land. A convoluted rich tapestry of characters and motives, written in the tradition of LeCarre and Graham Greene but... Read morePublished on December 6, 2012 by Brenda Teese