Tag Archives: Amsterdam

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

My Review: The Weight Of Ink tells the story of Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who becomes a scribe for a blind rabbi in London in the 1600s right before the plague.  At the same time we learn about Helen … Continue reading

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Refuge by Dina Nayeri

My Review:   In the late 1980s, Niloo, then 8 years old, left Iran with her mother and brother, thinking her dentist father would meet up with them soon after.   As it turned out, this daddy’s girl only saw … Continue reading

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