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Review: Hope: A Tragedy

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

The rural town of Stockton, New York, is famous for nothing: No one was born there, no one died there, nothing of any historical import at all has ever happened there, which is why Solomon Kugel, like other urbanites fleeing their pasts and histories, decided to move his wife and young son there. To begin again. To start anew. But it isn't quite working out that way. His ailing mother stubbornly ... Read full review

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Review: Hope: A Tragedy

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

“Anne Frank? He thought. It's funny.” (page. 286) This quote from the final chapter summarises the premise for this book. Solomon Kugel, a middleaged Jewish-American, has just moved into an old ... Read full review

Review: Hope: A Tragedy

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Anne Frank (yes, THAT Anne Frank), a holocaust-obsessed Jewish mother, a professor who believes all hope is tragic precisely because it is bound to be frustrated--characters like these would seem not ... Read full review

Review: Hope: A Tragedy

User Review  - Dominik - Goodreads

I was given this book as a "Here, buy this"-recommendation by a friend of mine. That's really all she said. And the text on the back did sound rather exciting. Some guy quitting his life to an extent ... Read full review

Review: Hope: A Tragedy

User Review  - Pia Stone - Goodreads

What a fantastic read! It's a very interesting book in which not a lot actually happens. There is a myriad of references to world war II and in particular the Holocaust. It follows the pessimistic ... Read full review

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