Birth date: November 21, 1953
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I'm a bit ashamed because it took me a year to read it after I got a copy from Netgalley even though it is such a short story. Kicsi grows up in a small Jewish village in central Europe, and the story starts as something between a fable and mythology, interweaving Jewish folklore and magic in the ...
This is a fable, not a novel. The characters aren't people,but they are more than types. It is actually a fable about loss and blame. It's something you puzzle over more than enjoy, though.
(I got a copy through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.)2.5 stars, between "OK" and "I liked it." I very much enjoyed the magical/illusion aspects in this book: the concept of the Labyrinth, questioning people and their motives, "taking a new turn" when you learn something new, and how ju...
As a short story collection some were good and some were not so good. I would more likely recommend specific stories than I would the book as a whole.
I received an ARC copy of this book from the publisher, Open Road---who publish a wide variety of very fine books in all genres, in exchange for an honest review.My second book by Lisa Goldstein, who is very talented. I read The Red Magician (which won the National Book Award) first, which will be o...