About the Book
Artur Mandelkorn is a young Hungarian Holocaust survivor whose desperate quest to find his sister takes him to post-war Israel. Intersecting Artur’s tale is that of Suzy Kohn, a Toronto teenager whose seemingly tranquil life is shattered when her uncle’s sudden death tears her family apart, leading her into a troubled relationship with a charismatic musician. Their stories eventually come together in Israel following the Six-Day War, where love and understanding become the threads that bind the two narratives together.
About the Author
Sharon Hart-Green's debut novel COME BACK FOR ME is a gripping story of trauma, loss, and the redemptive power of love set in the aftermath of World War II. It was chosen as the inaugural fiction offering of The New Jewish Press and was released on June 1, 2017.
Sharon received her PhD in Judaic Studies from Brandeis University and has taught Hebrew and Yiddish literature at the University of Toronto. Her first book NOT A SIMPLE STORY (Lexington Books) was a study of the work of Hebrew novelist S. Y. Agnon. Her second book, BRIDGING THE DIVIDE (Syracuse University Press), is a compilation of her translations of the Hebrew poems of Hava Pinhas-Cohen.
Check out the interview with the author HERE.
Come Back for Me by Sharon Hart-Green is fantastic duel timeline WWII Holocaust novel that readers will love. From page one readers will be captivated and drawn into the duel timeline stories of the characters. Hart-Green’s story is both captivating and heart-wrenching as she brings to life the struggles and pains of those that lived through and survived the Holocaust and the effects it had on their lives and the lives of friends and family around them. Additionally, Hart-Green does an excellent job of pulling readers in with her duel timeline story, as well as bringing the duel timelines together, doing an excellent job at the end of pulling the stories together in a way that readers will thoroughly anticipate and enjoy!
Genre: historical, WWII, Holocaust, Jewish
Publisher: New Jewish Press
Publication date: June 1, 2017
Number of pages: 288
A review copy of this book was provided by the author. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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