Publish date: 2010-09-02
Publisher: Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
This is just not my type of read. A good friend at work is Armenian and this book caught my attention since it deals with the Armenian genocide. Guess I will have to look for something about that since this book just plodded for me and didn't really give me the type of info I guess I wanted.
I can remember when this book first came out and all the hype about it..to me, it seemed like an over-rated book that had hit gold with feel good reviews. My immediate response to reading it was "Meh~it seems overhyped."..Skip forward six months and it was announced that this was the choice for the ...
*I received this book through Library Thing Early Reviewers*Emmett Conn/Ahmet Khan, in the last days of his life, is haunted by dreams of a horrible time in his past...his time spent as a gendarme, herding Armenians from Turkey to Syria (the ARMENIAN GENOCIDE 1915-1923).During this time he met a you...
The story is intense. The subject is difficult. The prose sings. This is an exquisite book.
Haunting, this one will stay with me for awhile. Full review to come later.
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