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Beyond the Pale
Beyond the Pale
Author: Elana Dykewomon
Beyond the Pale —winner of the Lambda Literary Award — tells the stories of two Jewish women living through times of darkness and inhumanity in the early 20th century, capturing their undaunted love and courage in luminous and moving prose. The richly textured novel details Gutke Gurvich’s odyssey from her apprenticeship as a midw...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781551926131
ISBN-10: 155192613X
Publication Date: 9/25/2003
Pages: 406
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

3.2 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Raincoast Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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Helpful Score: 3
This is one of the best books I have ever read! It is compelling and honest, and extraordinarily well written. The characters are fascinating, and the history is both accurate and informative. This is a very well crafted novel, and kept me engaged from beginning to end. I highly recommend it.
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Helpful Score: 2
Although well-written, I found it somewhat contrived. It's quite possible that it's simply not my cup of tea, and others may enjoy it just fine.
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