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"Passionate summary of the inhuman treatment of the Jewish people in Europe, of the exodus in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to Palestine, and of the triumphant founding of the new Israel." -- The New York Times
Great story about the birth of Israel and how the Jewish people achieved their statehood.
It is a story of fiercely determined people who will give up their lives, both physically and emotionally, to Israel.
A very compelling story, well written with a good story intertwined into the historical facts.
Entertaining in parts. Too long. Highly simplistic writing style. If you turn off your sensibilities, you might not mind all the historical inaccuracies and prejudices that spew... Read morePublished 3 hours ago by danky
I read this book when it was first published. As a more mature reader I have issues with this book which are more literary than than on the basic premise of this book, the... Read morePublished 7 days ago by HAbaum
Excellent historical background of the jewish peoples fight to re-gain part of the land that was given to Abraham. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Dana J Tuscher
Had to re-read after 40 years. Great writing by Uris, sad sad storyPublished 10 days ago by Kathy Diaz
This is one of the best books I have read in a long time. If you enjoy historical novels, this is among the best. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
He was an excellent writer who will be missed. He did have his biases however; he sure had hard feelings for the Brits and even stronger feelings for the Arabs. Read morePublished 19 days ago by ron gilbertson