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Azarel

3.61  ·  Rating Details  ·  23 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Gyuri ist der Sohn eines Reform-Rabbiners, aber er wächst bei seinem strenggläubigen Großvater auf. Der will ihn nach den Regeln der Schrift erziehen, doch stirbt er, bevor er sein Werk vollenden kann. Die Eltern sind froh, dass sie ihren jüngsten Sohn wiederhaben, aber Gyuri findet sich in ihrer assimilierten Welt nicht mehr zurecht: Nur ans Geld denken sie und wie die Ch ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published December 5th 2005 by btb (first published 1937)
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Elsje
Feb 11, 2011 Elsje rated it liked it
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Een korte roman (226 p) over een Joods-Hongaars gezin aan het begin van de vorige eeuw.

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Een rabbijn en zijn vrouw staan hun derde kind af aan de godsdienstwaanzinnige vader van de rabbijn. De grootvader en zijn kleinzoon, Gyuri, wonen in een tentje en houden zich bezig met bidden en zich reinigen voor het gebed.
Omdat Gyuri alle rituelen waaraan zijn grootvader doet en hemzelf blootstelt niet begrijpt, en hem bovendien niets uitgelegd wordt, verzint hij van alles om de dingen die om hem
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Catherine
Feb 23, 2010 Catherine marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
This is a beautifully written book, and I feel fortunate to be able to read it, considering that it was not available for 65 years and nearly disappeared in the Holocaust.
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