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The Moonstone

The Moonstone


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE MOONSTONE A Romance by Wilkie Collins PROLOGUE THE STORMING OF SERINGAPATAM 1799 Extracted from a Family Paper I address these lineswritten in Indiato my relatives in England. My object is to explain the motive which has induced me to refuse the right hand of friendship to my cousin, John Herncastle. The reserve which I have hitherto maintained in this matter has been misinterpreted by members of my family whose good opinion I cannot consent to forfeit. I request them to suspend their ...

Keywords: Country homes -- Fiction East Indians -- England -- Fiction England -- Fiction Jewelry theft -- Fiction Mystery fiction Police -- England -- Fiction
Wandering Stars

Wandering Stars


Robert Silverberg
Bernard Malamud
Robert Sheckley
Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
William Tenn
Pamela Sargent
Jack Dann
Avram Davidson
Horace L Gold
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Carol Carr
Geo Alec Effinger

ISBN: 9781580230056
Year of publication: 2013

WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann To my mother Edith N. Dann, who still makes the best chicken soup. Acknowledgments The editor would like to thank the following people for their help and ideas: Rabbi David S. Boros George Zebrowski Gardner Dozois Joe W. Haldeman Harry Altshuler and, of course, Victoria Schochet. INTRODUCTION Why Me Isaac Asimov When I was asked to do the introduction to this collection, that was the question I asked. Why me One ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
More Wandering Stars

More Wandering Stars


Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
Barry N Malzberg
Jack Dann
Joe W Haldeman
Phyllis Gotlieb
Horace L Gold
Mel Gilden
Harvey Jacobs
Hugh Nissenson
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Howard Schwartz

ISBN: 1580230636
Year of publication: 2013

MORE WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF OUTSTANDING STORIES OF JEWISH FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann With an Introduction by Isaac Asimov In memory of Edith N. Dann, who taught me everything important. INTRODUCTION The Hebrew Source Isaac Asimov Back in 1974, Jack Yankele Dann edited a book called Wandering Stars, which was a collection of stories of science fiction and fantasy with Jewish themes. When I heard that Yankele had this in his head, I marveled. Where, I asked myself, ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
A Terrible Country

A Terrible Country


Keith Gessen

ISBN: 9780735221314
Year of publication: 2018

Keith Gessen A TERRIBLE COUNTRY A NOVEL For Rosalia Moiseevna Solodovnik, 19202015 PART I 1. I MOVE TO MOSCOW IN THE LATE SUMMER of 2008, I moved to Moscow to take care of my grandmother. She was about to turn ninety and I hadnt seen her for nearly a decade. My brother Dima and I were her only family her lone daughter, our mother, had died years earlier. Baba Seva lived alone now in her old Moscow apartment. When I called to tell her I was coming, she sounded very happy to hear it, and also a ...

Keywords: Jew Jewish Russia
Jewels

Jewels


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440214229
Year of publication: 1993

THE CRITICS LOVE DANIELLE STEELSJEWELSA CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT WHICH REPRESENTS A NEW VITALITY IN STEELS ART. JEWELS IS A WORK OF SPLENDOUR WHICH IS FOREVER CAUGHT IN THE NEXUS OF TIME AND LOVE.The New England Reviews of BooksA smashing story of a good woman triumphing over adversity.Ocala Star-BannerENGROSSING. Take it on your beach vacation and count the number of others handling the green book jacket. A, lotSan Antonio Express NewsDukes jewels and French chateaux JEWELS can be counted on to ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction France General Jewelry trade Romance
Echoes

Echoes


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440240785
Year of publication: 2005

A mothers love, a daughters courage and their unwavering faithECHOES PRAISE FORDANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with ...

Keywords: 1939-1945 1939-1945 - Underground movements 1939-1945 - Women 1940-1945 American Catholics Christian converts from Judaism Concentration camp escapes Concentration camp inmates Contemporary Fiction France France - History - German occupation General Historical Historical fiction Jewish Love stories Mothers and daughters Nuns Romance War & Military War stories Women Women - Europe World War
Coming Out

Coming Out


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440242079
Year of publication: 2007

a cognizant original v5 release october 14 2010Tradition unravels chaos results magic happensCOMING OUTPRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about ...

Keywords: Coming out (Sexual orientation) Conflict of generations Contemporary Debutante balls Debutante balls - New York (State) - New York Debutantes Domestic fiction Family Life Fiction General Jews New York (N.Y.) New York (State) Romance Sagas Teenage girls Twins
The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl and Motl, the Cantor's Son

The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl and Motl, the Cantor's Son


Sholem Aleichem

ISBN: 9781480440838
Year of publication: 2002

The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl and Motl, the Cantors Son by Sholem Aleichem For Lucy S. Dawidowicz Introduction Taken together, Sholem Aleichems three great semicomic works, Tevye the Dairyman, The Letters of Menakhem-Mendl and Sheyne-Sheyndl, and Motl, the Cantors Son, might be said to compose a right triangle. The sides of the right angle are formed by Tevye and Menakhem-Mendl, which meet each other squarely. Motl joins the two obliquely. The trio bounds Sholem Aleichems ...

Keywords: Fiction Historical Jewish
Stempenyu: A Jewish Romance

Stempenyu: A Jewish Romance


Sholem Aleichem

ISBN: 9781612192444
Year of publication: 0

Stempenyu A Jewish Romance by Sholom Aleichem DEDICATION TO MY DEARLY BELOVED GRANDFATHER REB MENDALLE MOCHER SEPHORIM To my dear grandfather, greetings Stempenyu, my first long novel, which I inscribe to you, is yours not only because I have the honour to inscribe it to you, but also because it was you who instilled into me the desire to write such a novel. In one of your letters you said to me: I should have advised you not to write a novel. Your tastes, and your genre, lie elsewhere. And I ...

Keywords: Fiction Historical Jewish Literary
Rachel's Secret

Rachel's Secret


Shelly Sanders

ISBN: 9781926920375
Year of publication: 2012

Shelly Sanders RACHELS SECRET Proceed thence to the ruins, the split walls reach, Where wider grows the hollow, and greater grows the breach Pass over the shattered hearth, attain the broken wall Whose burnt and barren brick, whose charred stones reveal The open mouths of such wounds, that no mending Shall ever mend, nor healing ever heal excerpt from In the City of Slaughter, Hayyim Nahman Bialik In memory of my late grandmother, Shelly Talan Geary, to honor her courage and strength. For all ...

Keywords: Jewish pograms Russia
Bloodlands

Bloodlands


Timothy Snyder

ISBN: 9780465022908
Year of publication: 2010

Timothy Snyder BLOODLANDS Europe Between Hitler and Stalin your golden hair Margarete your ashen hair Shulamit Paul Celan Death Fugue Everything flows, everything changes. You cant board the same prison train twice. Vasily Grossman Everything Flows A stranger drowned on the Black Sea alone With no one to hear his prayers for forgiveness. Storm on the Black Sea Ukrainian traditional song Whole cities disappear. In natures stead Only a white shield to counter nonexistence. Tomas Venclova The ...

Keywords: atrocities genocide Germany holocaust Jews massacres Soviet Union Stalinism World War
Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments

Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments


Herbert Tiedemann

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

HERBERT TIEDEMANN Babi Yar: Critical Questions and Comments 1. Preamble Courage means seeking the truth and proclaiming it Jean Jaurs The subject of Babi Yar is confusing in many respects. For a general overview, this brief summary shall therefore identify the major problem areas: 1.The mass murder at Babi Yar took place almost four months prior to the Wannsee Conference, where the killing was allegedly first planned. 2.Widely divergent dates are given for the murder. 3.Depending on the source, ...

Keywords: Babi Yar Babi Yar Babi Yar Fake Fiction history Hitler Holocaust hutspa Israel Jews Jews Kiev lies massacre murder NKVD Palestine photography politics revisionism Shoa Stalin statistics tragedy Ukraine ukrainian World War 2 Zionism