"A superb mirror of a place, a time, and a group of people who capture our immediate interest and hold it tightly."
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Young Reuven Malter is unsure of himself and his place in life. An unconventional scholar, he struggles for recognition from his teachers. With his old friend Danny Saunders--who himself had abandoned the legacy as the chosen heir to his father's rabbinical dynasty for the uncertain life of a healer--Reuvan battles to save a sensitive boy imprisoned by his genius and rage. Painfully, triumphantly, Reuven's understanding of himself, though the boy change, as he starts to aproach the peace he has long sought....
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - viviennestrauss - LibraryThing
This book was a truly interesting journey into another place and time, I found it at times to read almost like a psychological thriller and others to be quite scholarly. One phrase near the end sums ... Read full review
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I loved following the characters from The Chosen, as I learned more about Jewish culture and history (plus some psychology). I still love the wisdom of Mr. Malter. Quotes: "'Little children little ... Read full review