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My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok
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Feb 27, 2011

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Fascinating and well written, but it left me feeling sad. I had a hard time understanding how Asher's talent could alienate him so completely from everything and everyone in his life. He was so solitary and so tortured from such an early age. I could not decide whether to feel compassion for him or irritation at his selfishness.

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