Her characters are flawed and believable.
Questions like these make me appreciate novels that offer a glimpse into that world, books that speak with authority and insight about what it is really like there.
Her character descriptions are so vivid that her characters come alive for the reader - we care greatly what happens to them.
I enjoyed this book. I would recommend it. It gives me insight into Israeli life and culture. Interesting characters and scenarios.Published 6 months ago by beth
I read this for a book club. Some of the other readers thought it was confusing because the story skipped around a bit. Read morePublished 6 months ago by rebecca carlson
While the plot eventually holds your attention, the characters are two- dimensional. Theu lurch through their lives like chess pieces, giving us little insight, and the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by M. Eisenstein
The chapters alternated between the main characters in a haphazard way not allowing for full personality development. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Carmel Reader
When I started it I found it a but slow but it turned out to be an excellent book. I recommend it highly.Published 18 months ago by Anne123
A very interesting novel, interweaving three stories. A bit slow reading initially, but towards the end you just can't stop reading until you're finished.Published 19 months ago by Arline L Mayer
I very much enjoyed this book which had been highly recommended to me. I'd like my book group to read and discuss it.Published 20 months ago by E. Brody
Modern-day Israel is one of those countries in which I can just about barely imagine living. Living one's life surrounded by sworn enemies, and being condemned by much of the rest... Read morePublished on September 20, 2011 by Sam Sattler
"He turned back to the terrible bed. It looked like the bed of a prisoner, the brutal metal frame, the cheap narrow mattress. Read morePublished on September 15, 2011 by Staci