The Haj

The Haj

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Synopsis

Leon Uris's world-bestselling novel Exodus became a profound influence on thoughts and feelings about the state of Israel.In The Haj, the author once again portrays a tormented nation through its living people.

Haj Ibrahim - known as the Haj - is leader of the small but strategically placed village of Tabah.Sworn enemy - and secret friend - of Gideon Asch, Israeli settler, pioneer, fighter, the Haj and his men are seen first in all their false courage and manic ambition.Theirs is a world of oaths, blood, death and vengeance.But then his association with Asch takes him elsewhere - into diplomacy, and towards leadership of another kind...

In Exodus, Leon Uris told of the birth of a new nation.In The Haj, he foretells the death of a race, of a faith, of peoples who have no greater enemies than themselves, in a novel that is as violent and turbulent as the times in which we live...

Book information

ISBN: 9780552165556
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Corgi Books
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 672
Weight: 354g
Height: 176mm
Width: 111mm
Spine width: 34mm