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People of the Book: A Novel

By Geraldine Brooks

People of the Book: A Novel

Started reading:
20th June 2010
Finished reading:
18th July 2010


Review & Quotes

Rating: 8

I found this book fascinating as it looked at the repair of an ancient haggadah and the clues that were left behind in its travels over the years. Hanna, an Australian ancient text expert, looked for answers to these clues and as she ponders each one, the book would break chapters and the reader would be taken on a journey back to the time in which that clue was added to the book.

The book was also rather depressing reading yet more on the atrocities the Catholic Church has done over the years in the name of religion and ‘protection’ against heretic…