Mr. Whippel, his German cousin (ashes_to_roses) wrote in bookish,
Mr. Whippel, his German cousin
ashes_to_roses
bookish

The Invisible Wall



I typically hate nonfiction, so it means a lot to plug a book that's nonfiction like The Invisible Wall by Harry Bernstien. It reads like fiction, and I learned a lot; the best combination.

And now for the shortest summary ever: England, poverty, wartime, Jewish traditions, hopes.... Told from the point of view of a child. One reason why it is delightful to me is because it is NOT WWII; it seems to me that it's not often a wartime book featuring Judisam is not about WWII.

Throughout the whole book, it's both funny and sad when Bernstein says that it was not often someone crossed the invisible wall for any reason--yet this occurrence happens over a dozen times. It's interesting tho think about as you read. Humans are so silly.
Tags: genre: non-fiction, subject: history, xxx author last name: a-h
Subscribe

  • Waking Gods, by Sylvain Neuvel

    In the sequel to Sleeping Giants, Earth is invaded by giant robots. Del Rey, 2017, 336 pages As a child Rose Franklin made an…

  • Starship's Mage

    Starship's Mage by Glynn Stewart This is the first volume of a series but works on its own. It's also a compilation of independent…

  • Invincible, by Robert Kirkman

    A superhero universe by the guy who wrote The Walking Dead. Image Comics, 144 issues Invincible was a comic book series published by…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments