Blood Libels by Clive Sinclair

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Author Clive Sinclair's novel is a fast moving comedy with a thinly stretched balance between wild, paranoid fantasies and chilling reality while main character Jacob Silkstone is caught between the old and new mythologies about Jewishness, the State of Israel, the story of statelessness.
 

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Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. Her novels include: Truth or Dare, All Night Long, and Copper Beach. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
 
Published September 1, 1985 by Allison & Busby. 192 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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A psychiatrist with a specialty in international relations provides a timely and insightful investigation into group identity and ethnic violence.

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this incident and similiar ego-blows turn Silkstone into ""the locus of a civil war between mind and body."" In short order, he produces a novel that no one reads, marries his publisher's daughter, loses the ability to write (""scriptophobia""), breaks out in hives (""dermagraphia""), is cuckolde...

Jun 01 1986 | Read Full Review of Blood Libels

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From Rwanda to the former Yugoslavia, scenes of ethnic cleansing and carnage have become frequent. For the past 50 years, experts in fields from biology to politics have proposed reasons for ethnic te

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