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The Heretic by Lewis M. Weinstein
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it was amazing

I finished The Heretic today. It is beautifully written and it is obviously carefully and thoroughly researched. The novel is a historical fictional account of the elimination of the Jewish population by the Catholic Church in Spain just before and during the reign of Queen Isabella. Moral questions are constantly put before the reader. Choices have to be made between religious commitment to the Jewish faith or to the safety and survival of the family. The wife and mother, Pilar, is much more interested in preserving the family, while her husband, Gabriel believes it is imperative to show love for the Jewish God.
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July 31, 2015 – Shelved
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