I Am the Clay

by Chaim Potok | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0140178279 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingmeganhwing of Preston, Victoria Australia on 2/28/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingmeganhwing from Preston, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Still wading through a collection of books given to me by a friend and lapsed bookcrosser, some of them registered.
I have loved other novels written by Asher Lev, so I hope to read this before release.

Journal Entry 2 by wingmeganhwing at Redgum Cafe in Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Released 1 mo ago (7/7/2022 UTC) at Redgum Cafe in Templestowe, Victoria Australia


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Journal Entry 3 by wingmarmee463wing at Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Thursday, July 7, 2022
Caught at Redgum Cafe.

Journal Entry 4 by wingmarmee463wing at Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Thursday, July 21, 2022
I have to confess I have not read anything by Chaim Potok until this book, my loss. This is a masterpiece. Using his lyrical poetic prose, Potok describes the horror and hardship of war. The first half of the story is slightly reminiscent of 'The Road' by Cormac McCarthy (although very dark, it is a favourite of mine) which describes the aftermath of the purely fictional apocalypse, Potok's is based on reality. I couldn't help but feel that what Potok was describing was something that millions of unfortunate people have felt and endured for thousands of years in all the wars that mankind has waged. This is truly one of the most extraordinary books I've ever read.

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