Leon Uris's world-bestselling novel Exodus became a profound influence on thoughts and feelings about the state of Israel.In The Haj, the author once again portrays a tormented nation through its living people.
Haj Ibrahim - known as the Haj - is leader of the small but strategically placed village of Tabah.Sworn enemy - and secret friend - of Gideon Asch, Israeli settler, pioneer, fighter, the Haj and his men are seen first in all their false courage and manic ambition.Theirs is a world of oaths, blood, death and vengeance.But then his association with Asch takes him elsewhere - into diplomacy, and towards leadership of another kind...
In Exodus, Leon Uris told of the birth of a new nation.In The Haj, he foretells the death of a race, of a faith, of peoples who have no greater enemies than themselves, in a novel that is as violent and turbulent as the times in which we live...
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A thrilling novel set in Israel.About the Author:
Leon Uris lives with his wife Jill in Aspen, Colorado. He is the author of several bestselling novels, including Mila 18, Armageddon, The Angry Hills, Exodus, Trinity, Battle Cry, Mitla Pass and Topaz.
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Descrizione libro Corgi Books, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 552165557