The Weight of Ink

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, 2018 - Jewish women - 592 pages
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An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt's Possession and Geraldine Brooks's The People of the Book

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A breathtaking poetic journey of Jewish life in 17th century Amsterdam and London. Many Jewish families had fled the inquisition in Portugal and found it not much better in Amsterdam so hence another ... Read full review

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Excellent! What a great read! Filled with Historical info of Jewish Philosophers from 1600's and sprinkled with a fictional story and engaging characters. Modern day discovery of old manuscripts found ... Read full review

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RACHEL KADISH is the award-winning author of the novels From a Sealed Room and Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story, and of the novella I Was Here . Her work has appeared on NPR and in the New York Times, Ploughshares, and Tin House . She lives in the Boston area.

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