Publish date: April 28th 1967
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Pages no: 284
Edition language: English
I seem to have inadvertently found myself on a theological reading streak. Like The Alchemist, this book was recommended to me by a friend (although more enthusiastically), and also like The Alchemist, I picked it up for reasons that ended up having nothing to do with the book. I thought The Chose...
THE CHOSEN, 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION Chiam Potok Hardcover, 416 pages Published November 1st 2016 by Simon & Schuster (first published 1967) ISBN13: 9781501142475 I have liked everything that I have read so far of Chaim Potok. The Chosen was the first I read, and I definitely enjoyed it again. Wha...
I picked this book up at a library book fair. It is the now-classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother...
Reread The Chosen, after a first read 27 years ago. It was good again, but not great. A strangely paced work. I can't remember such a lack of female characters in a long time. But the insight into the lives of Reuven and Danny makes it work.
I had to read this for school. I think in high school. But I remember liking it a lot.