Mitla Pass [Leon Uris] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Writer Gideon Zadok leaves the glitter of Hollywood for the newly created State of . Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. In this semi-autobiographical story, unhappy Mitla Pass – Kindle edition by Leon Uris. Download it once and read it . I’ve really enjoyed the books of Uris I’ve read so far, especially “Exodus” and “The Haj”. So when I found out that he has another book on the.
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With both of those stylistic devices it was confusing at times. Retrieved from ” https: Getting tougher iris about 50 more pages, but thought it’s got to improve. So all in all, this book is recommended, although you’ll be disappointed if you look for a masterpiece like “Exodus”. Later on, of course, I came to see all of the hideous propaganda Mar 16, Austen rated it it was ok.
He at least lets the reader know he’s aware of these pads in his work, and his supermacho protagonist is just as often undone and made miserable by the ideal of masculinity to which he has held himself hostage.
Oct 27, Irene rated it really liked it.
MITLA PASS by Leon Uris | Kirkus Reviews
Preview — Mitla Lekn by Leon Uris. Ultimately this novel isn t quite as memorable as his epic novels “Exodus” about the founding of the Israeli state or “Trinity” about the ,eon and early twentieth struggles of the Irish. When isalm came to power the main jewish population of Europe was in the Rhineland. For those, that have an interest kris Israel’s history, this will provide some nice insights. Every author has a unique signature, which you begin to recognize after reading a urie of his books.
Marines in the Pacific. This foray draws heavily on the writer’s own life, his experiences in Hollywood, and the Jewish immigrant heritage that by turns drag him down and, when finally confronted, allow him to realize himself. Feb 19, Rod Carstens rated it really liked it. He also wrote the screenplays for Battle Cry and Gunfight at the O. I have the most nits to pick with anti- signature 2. His father, a Polish-born immigrant, was a pa Leon Marcus Uris August 3, – June 21, was an American novelist, known for his historical fiction and the deep research that went into his novels.
The collection includes all of Uris’s novels, with the exception of The Haj and Mitla Pass, as well as manus So, while there is unrealistic dialogue, and some characters who are almost cartoonish, there are also many interesting chapters of Jewish leln exploring why and how the Israelis waged this important war.
Mar 22, Susan rated it did not like it. This is a fictionalised autobiography in which Uris also traces his family’s roots from Russia and Romania without iris out the meanness and eccentricities of his family.
Uris’ novel Topaz was adapted for the screen and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It is said that the book involved two years of research, and involved thousands of interviews. Jun 24, Chuck rated it liked it. There amid the violence behind enemy lines, he wages a passs war within himself — a war of love, and choices, and future — for the real Gideon Zadok. Jul 30, Sam Norton added it. Refresh and try again. While the vast amounts of digressions made the main plot useless, peon side-stories themselves are very enjoyable if you ignore the anti-Jewish stereotypes and deal with several interesting periods of Jewish history in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The main character was a self-absorbed, misogynist writer and the majority of his ancestors seemed to be abusive husbands or men-haters depending on their sex. This is a fantastic book. Mitla Pass in the Sianai.
His father, a Polish-born immigrant, was a paperhanger, then a storekeeper. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I have read a number of his novels, but still have some good ,eon of his left to read. Although the title is Mitla Pass, the battle there is not the major part of the book. My 7th book by Uris and the dialogue and the passionate style is present here too.