Exodus is a historical novel by American novelist Leon Uris about the founding of the State of Israel. Published in , it begins with a compressed retelling of the voyages of the immigration ship Exodus. The book has been widely praised as successful propaganda for Israel. Uris acknowledged writing from a pro-Israel perspective after the book's publication, stating that: "I set out to tell a story of Israel.
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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? What if you could suddenly remember everything that ever happened to you, every joy and every sorrow that you had ever endured? This is the fate of the residents of the town of Clarence, who fall under the spell of a strange and powerful drug that unlocks their memories.
Beautifully rendered with a light comic touch, this bittersweet novel is about more than the sum of its beguiling parts. Spilling Clarence explores our relationship with our histories, the seductive pull of regret, the unreliability of memory, and the bliss of forgetting.
A universe peopled by exquisitely drawn characters, Spilling Clarence is a moving introduction to the impressive talents of an exciting new writer. Anne Ursu was raised in Minneapolis and graduated from Brown University. She has worked at a major book retailer, as the theatre critic for the City Pages Minnesota , and as an arts writer for the Portland Maine Phoenix.
She lives in Mountain View, California. In her debut novel, Spilling Clarence, author Anne Ursu also approaches the subject of memory, and the ways in which it is repressed. Set in the fictional town of Clarence, Minnesota, this insightful tale begins when a local pharmaceutical plant specializing in the production of psychiatric drugs catches fire and issues a Code , indicating "likely airborne dispersal.
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Translate review to English. Load more international reviews. Lo primero es que estoy opinando sin haber acabado el libro. No lo recomiendo. Jorge Francisco Ochoa Villalobos. Que interesante y bien narrada de principio a fin. Una manera superamena de conocer la historia del siglo xx de Europa. Me lo han recomendado un buen amigo para poder tener una nocion de hechos historicos que normalmente no se tiene acceso de una opinion neutral.
La historia es muy interesante y el relato emocionante. Totalmente recomendable. Y la cubierta es preciosa. Cuando empiezas a leerla y gracias a unos personajes muy bien definidos, te quedas atrapada por conocer el desarrollo de la historia. You've read the top international reviews.
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