Panther in the Basement
From “a great and true voice of our time” (Washington Post Book World), comes this story of Proffy, a twelve-year-old living in Palestine in 1947. When Proffy befriends a member of the occupying British forces who shares his love of language and the Bible, he is accused of treason by his friends and learns the true nature of loyalty and betrayal. Translated by Nicholas de Lange.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SqueakyChu - LibraryThing
Proffy is a 12-year-old Jewish child in British-occupied Palestine before the establishment of the state of Israel. When his two friends, Ben Hur and Chita, find out that he’s been keeping company ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - schatzi - LibraryThing
This is an interesting story about a young boy living in Jerusalem who "befriends" a soldier, part of the British occupying force before Israel became a recognized country. I put befriends in ... Read full review