By Yamin Levy
Less than 40 miles away, yet greater than millennia previous, Alexander the good descends upon Jerusalem, able to assault, yet after a hugely charged war of words with Simon the excessive Priest, he spares the city. because the debatable tale unfolds, the Maccabees, priestly militant warriors, are raised to struggle off the Greek imperialists.
Yamin Levy’s bold debut novel explores the inner-world of warriors, reluctant infantrymen, zealots, and freedom warring parties. The parallel storylines describe either the early origins and sleek models of Israeli nationalism and army zeal and the way the Kohen extended family has left its mark at the non secular panorama of the Jewish psyche and at the battlefield. Levy supplies voice to a variety of views linked to the Israeli-Palestinian clash and with Israeli society’s evolving attitudes concerning their actual, non secular and existential survival.
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