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Skeletons at the feast

Chris Bohjalian

Skeletons at the feast

by Chris Bohjalian

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Random House Large Print in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Refugees,
  • Jews,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Aristocracy (Social class)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Chris Bohjalian
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.O495 S58 2008b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination576 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24801848M
    ISBN 10073932795X
    ISBN 109780739327951
    LC Control Number2008012613
    OCLC/WorldCa191912851

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Skeletons at the Feast was my second Chris Bohjalian novel. I enjoyed it far more than I did The Night Strangers, which was the first book I read written by him. The novel was one of the four group reads voted in for the month of April in my book club, Sweeter Reads.4/5.

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The Making of a Historical Novel Skeletons at the Feast had its origin ten years ago when good. About Skeletons at the Feast. In Januaryin the waning months of World War II, a small group of people begin the longest journey of their lives: an attempt to cross the remnants of the Third Reich, from Warsaw to the Rhine if necessary, to reach the British and American lines.

Special Note: Skeletons at the Feast was inspired by an actual World War Two diary. To see some of the published secondary sources Chris used, visit the novel’s acknowledgements.

One memoir in particular that he found both informative and inspirational was Gerda Weissmann Klein’s poignant and powerful account of her adolescence and young. Skeletons at the Feast is a compelling read, with its mix of history, romance and portrayals of strength in the midst of severe adversity.

War really is hell, the book says, but the human spirit is ultimately salvageable. Rebecca Stropoli writes from Brooklyn, New York. Skeletons at the Feast by Chris Bohjalian Chris Bohjalian is the author of 11 previous novels, and in every effort he has tackled serious ethical, moral and social.

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Paris, Andras Lévi, a Hungarian Jewish architecture student, arrives from. Skeletons at the Feast, is Bohjalian's masterpiece. The power of the narrative will stay with the reader long after this book is put on the shelf. Inspired by an actual World War II diary the author read, it will stand as one of the best novels ever written about one of the most brutal periods in history.5/5(5).

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He won the New England Book Award inand in released "The Double Bind," a novel based on Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.

InBohjalian released Skeletons at the Feast, a love story set in the last six months of World War II in Poland and Germany. The novel was inspired by an unpublished diary written by German citizen Eva. "Skeletons at the Feast is a prime example of a well-written historical fiction.

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