Blogs in September 2021

The Photographer’s Wife 7th September 2021

It is 1920, and Palestine has just fallen into the hands of the British. 11 year old English girl Prudence is sent to Jerusalem to live with her father, a government architect who plans on redesigning the Holy City....

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A Vision of Angels 10th June 2021

Alerted to a suicide bomb plot, Major Jakov Levy orders the closure of the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Unable to get his trucks to market, a prominent Palestinian farmer, Amin Mousa, dumps truckloads of tomatoes in...

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Minor Detail 1st April 2021

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE Minor Detail begins during the summer of 1949, one year after the war that the Palestinians mourn as the Nakba–the catastrophe that led to the displacement and exile of some 700,000 people–and...

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Mazel Tov 21st May 2020

When 20-year-old student J.S. Margot took a tutoring job, little did she know it would open up an entire world. In the family’s Orthodox Jewish household she would encounter endless rules – ‘never come on a Friday, never shake...

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Empires of Bronze: Dawn of War (Empires of Bronze 2) 18th May 2020

A tale of far-flung desert adventure set in the distant Bronze Age Two great empires on the brink of war, one last hope for peace… 1294 BC: The fragile accord between the Hittite and Egyptian empires is crumbling. The...

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