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The Weight of Ink - Rachel Kadish
The Weight of Ink
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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 People of the BookSet in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez,... show more
An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt’s Possession and Geraldine Brooks’s People of the BookSet in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780544866461 (0544866460)
ASIN: 544866460
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
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4.0 a 17th century feminist philosopher
THE WEIGHT OF INK by Rachel Kadish This somewhat disturbing tale is the story of a young Jewish girl living in exile in Holland (Amterdam) in 1660 when tragedy forces her to live with an aging Rabbi in England. Ester’s own father, also a rabbi, had encouraged Ester’s education in defiance of commu...
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5.0 So interesting I had difficulty putting it down!
The Weight of Ink, Rachel Kadish, author; Corrie James, narrator Written with the majestic prose of yesteryear, with a vocabulary that enchants on every page, the book takes the reader on a journey between centuries introducing the history of Jewish oppression, the Inquisition, the Church, and the P...
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