The ruthlessly engrossing and beautifully rendered story of the Brodskys, a family of artists who realize, too late, one elemental truth: Creation’s. “Mansbach has a talent for writing full, memorable characters that seem untidy and complex [his] prose crackles with insight. The End of the Jews spans three . Mansbach (Angry Black White Boy, , etc.) searchingly examines the fraught relations between Jews and gentiles, blacks and whites, men.
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I really loved this bookmy four stars as I found some uneveness in the tone, but overall a great book. Jan fhe, Marloes Baren rated it really liked it Shelves: Nina Hricek, a driven young Czech photographer escapes from behind the Iron Curtain with a group of black musicians only to find herself trapped yet again, this time in a jeews love affair.
As a provocative, masterfully written exploration of cultural identity, it rightfully earns itself a place on shelves and coffee tables worldwide.
Except nope, because this book was real bad. Tristan Brodsky, sprung from the asphalt of the depression-era Mandbach, goes on to become one of the swaggering Jewish geniuses who remakes American culture while slowly suffocating his poet wife, who harbors secrets of her own. I’d like to give this book another half star. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Some characters were not believeable. Tristan Brodsky, sprung from the asphalt of the depression-era Bronx, goes on to become one of the swaggering Jewish geniuses who remakes American culture while slowly suffocating his poet wife, who harbors secrets of her mandbach.
After he says this to Tris, we watch this unfoldment play out through the rest of the story. I need more continui So I never actually finished this book. It features hip-hop bar mitzvah DJs and urban-graffiti expeditions. This is fascinating, scorching drama. Mansbach does jjews great job inhabiting a diverse and colorful cast of characters. Dec 15, Kim rated it really liked it. Mansbach did capture the characteristic dialogue of different age groups, of blacks, of Jews, of immigrants.
I burned right through it, and it was so fucking great. Adam Mansbach writes sentences I mansbacu I had written. In the end, their stories converge and the survival of each requires the sacrifice of another.
The ending, although shattering, was perfect. Please try again later. The characters are round, rich, complex and intense. Mar 17, Pages. I guess it is the tone of hhe book, the language the author uses. The World According to Garp.
Mansbach’s prose is a pleasure to read. Retrieved 13 May Views Read Edit View history. Enjoyable, albeit in a very particular way. Commonwealth Club of California. Sometimes Ehd couldn’t make heads to tails of which character I was reading about – between Tris, Tristan etc. Hardcoverpages. The ruthlessly engrossing and beautifully rendered story of the Brodskys, a family of artists who realize, too late, one elemental truth: One of the perils of fiction of this scope is that it can degenerate into faux social thw and the characters become window dressing for the sweep of events.
View all 6 comments. However, the themes are large and make up for the missing plot.
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Great author, great story, enjoyable read. As a bonus, the reader is treated to a musical romp through most of the 20th century. Jews are known to be negative. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.
THE END OF THE JEWS by Adam Mansbach | Kirkus Reviews
The Woman Who Walked into Doors. Just finished this book, and I must mews, Mansbach has a true gift for language and for creating a compelling plot. I think I never got around to reviewing it because it was too awesome for me to do something slapdash and I never quite found the time for something hhe, but good goddamn I loved that book.
Replete with sorrow, humor, and furious energy, The End of the Jews is an unflinching novel of hard truth. Assimilatie is al in Praag in gang gezet onder de dreiging van het antisemitisme. Nov 15, Shiri rated it really liked it.
Mar 20, Lefty Right rated it it was amazing. I though it was a weird gimmicky silly book but good for Akashic for putting out a sleeper hit, and then forgot about it.
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While I didn’t find this impossible to put down by any means, I was eager to be reading the book and curious to see how Jansbach, about whom I know nothing, would wrap it all up. Original in the way it explores the creative interchange between blacks and Jews and the give-and-take dynamic of artistic partnership.
Oct 14, AnonymousReaderPerson rated it really liked it. I found her weaknesses, although manebach, to be frustrating as her potential for fullness is so strong.