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I liked the idea of this book, and normally love historical fiction. In chronological order, his novels are: Yet the Gospel of John — which contains this episode — does not tell us how Jesus accomplished this miracle or if he had a special purpose for saving his companion.
After he is awakened from death, Lazarus has difficulties regaining his previous identi I thought I would love this book, since historical fiction is my treat, and even more so when it has a Jewish angle. Just a few years earlier, Jews living in Portugal were dragged to the baptismal sl and forced to convert to Christianity.
What is Torah memory? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The historical background may have df thoroughly researched but the too-embellished language and too many irrelevant details made it impossible to enjoy learning about the DNF, very disappointed. Here are some honors the book has received: Dan rated it did not like it Feb 03, Steve Miller rated it did not like it Jan 17, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Return to Book Page. After earning a bachelor’s degree in comparative religion from Duke University and a master’s degree in journalism from Stanford Universityhe worked for eight years as a journalist, mainly in the San Francisco Bay area. Trivia About The Last Kabbalis Hardcoverpages. The Sephardic Cycle 1. But this book is so badly-written and badly-edited that it’s a real mess. The Sephardic Cycle 4 books. Cristina rated it did not like it Jan 06, Glenda rated it did not like it Feb 09, Yoav Koster rated it did not like it Jul 06, Dmitri rated it did not like it Feb 06, Risking his life in streets seething with mayhem, Berekiah tracks down answers among Christians, New Christians, Jews, and the fellow kabbalists of his uncle, whose secret language and codes by turns light and obscure the way to the truth he seeks.
Zimler projects Porto out into the world and brings the rest of the world to us. It was important for scholars to have the whole Torah …more It’s a mnemonic device, similar to a “Memory Palace”, which one might use to memorise Torah. Open Preview See a Problem? It’s such a shame – this could have been a really good book. One such secret Jew was Berekiah Zarco, an intelligent young manuscript illuminator.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Carol Kessler rated it did not like it Jun 02, After a few chapters I was losing track of plot and characters, and was not very interested in either of those.
It was important for scholars to have the whole Torah memorised, due to the limited availability of physical scrolls, and the danger of keeping them.
I was really hoping for another Umberto Eco, but this did not even come close.
To you, just now, He was a heron. Refresh and try again. I also found Zimler’s random insertions of graphic descriptions of sex and violence annoying and distracting. The writing was mediocre at best, and the conclusion was hardly satisfying, as the story became more and more confusing.
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Rachel rated it did not like it Oct 26, At the ceremony, Porto’s mayor described the novelist as “A citizen of Porto who was born far away, who makes the city greater and grander The historical background may have been thoroughly researched but the too-embellished language and too many irrelevant details made it impossible to enjoy learning about the important and fascinating period. Many of these New Christians persevered in their Jewish praye The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon, an international bestseller, is an extraordinary novel that transports listeners into the universe of Jewish Kabbalah during the Lisbon massacre of April It will come out in America and Canada in June of No trivia or quizzes yet.
Hal Shear rated it did not like it Dec 22, Whimsical rated it did not like it Mar 25, Want to Read saving…. The “Torah Memory” can also be used to remember anything else. Lists with This Book.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He writes his children’s books in Portuguese and his novels in English. Jalissa rated it did not like it May 03, Becky rated it did not like it Aug 26, lisboq Other books in the series.