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    Andre Schwarze-Bart(Author) Julie (Trn) Rose(Author)

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The Morning Star flows between the poetic, the fantastic and the realistic as it weaves the tale of the Jewish people from Abraham to the Holocaust and into the future.

PRAISE FOR "THE LAST OF THE JUST""A triumphant monument to the nobility and tenacity of the human spirit."-"Chicago Sun-Times"""The Last of the Just" transcends the definition of fiction. It is part history, part vision, forged into a single echoing terrifying outcry, at once lush and sardonic, full of color and heartbreaking richness."-"New York Times""A compelling approach to one of the 20th century's darkest chapters"-- io9"Exquisite . . . A celebration of life in all its transience... The most hopeful work of Holocaust literature that I have read."--"Jewish Review of Books""Schwarz-Bart's is a powerful comment on the need for awareness of man's common origins that transcend nationality and culture."-- "ForeWord" Magazine"Schwarz-Bart's debut, "The Last of the Just" (1959), is regarded as one of the great works of contemporary Jewish literature. Fifty years later and four years after his death, a bookend to that novel appears, patched together from the author's manuscripts by his widow, Simone. Like the earlier novel, this is an intensely personal tale of the Holocaust that stands apart from other works of its type in its distinctive approach. Combining fact, myth, folktale, and fantasy, the plot spans several thousand years, from a small Polish village in the late 19th century to the year 3000 in ano"The sections focusing on the shtetl life, the Warsaw ghetto and the concentration camp-- with their mix of magical realism and starkly realistic descriptions of the horror of the Shoah-- are beautifully written and emotionally moving." -- "The Reporter ""A compelling approach to one of the 20th century's darkest chapters"--io9"Exquisite . . . A celebration of life in all its transience... The most hopeful work of Holocaust literature that I have read."--"Jewish Review of Books""Schwarz-Bart's is a powerful comment on the need for awareness of man's common origins that transcend nationality and culture."--"ForeWord" Magazine"Schwarz-Bart's debut, "The Last of the Just" (1959), is regarded as one of the great works of contemporary Jewish literature. Fifty years later and four years after his death, a bookend to that novel appears, patched together from the author's manuscripts by his widow, Simone. Like the earlier novel, this is an intensely pers

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