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People of the Book


When Hanna Heath gets a call in the middle of the night in her Sydney home about a precious medieval manuscript that has been recovered from the ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.786
Lasca  A

Great Read!!!

by Lasca A on Feb 13, 2014

I couldn't wait to turn the page. It is a well written, wonderful journey. I also recommend other words by this author, Geraldine Brooks and her husband, Tony Horwitz. More

Jane T

Worth Reading

by Jane T on Apr 26, 2012

The history is well-researched and excellent. The romantic aspects of the plot a bit sappy. Brooks' background as a journalist usually stands her in good stead. Liked other books of hers better. My book group read it and were pretty well in accord about this book. More

Laurie D

Fantastic Historical Fiction

by Laurie D on Sep 7, 2011

This book is about the people, who possibly illuminated, wrote and protected the Sarajevo Haggadah, through its history. Believed to have been written it 15th century Spain, it now resides in the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo. The story starts with a rare book expert Hanna ... More

Robert M

Transport yourself across 500 years

by Robert M on Dec 16, 2010

A wonderful journey from the perspective of many voices A great read. More

jaine R

loved reading a fresh idea

by jaine R on Aug 8, 2010

i really enjoyed this book. frequently we read the same stories over and over again. this was a historical fiction presented in a new way and what might have been. the story was well crafted and hard to put down More

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