The Morning Star by Andre Schwarz-Bart

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This story begins in the aftermath of a nuclear war that has reduced our world to ashes. Luckily, a few found their way to the stars and into immortality. In the year 3000, nostalgic for the past, they return to earth in an effort to reconstruct the loves of the people who lived there.

The Morning Star flows between the poetic, the fantastic and the realistic as it weaves the tale of the Jewish people from Abraham to the Holocaust and into the future.

 

About Andre Schwarz-Bart

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ANDRÉ SCHWARZ-BART (1928-2006) won the Goncourt Prize for The Last of the Just, a New York Times bestseller upon first publication, now in its sixth printing with Overlook. He was born in France. His parents were arrested in a Nazi roundup, and he served with the French Resistance.
 
Published March 3, 2011 by Overlook Hardcover. 192 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Open Letters Monthly

That story – the story of Haim’s survival – is the core of the book The Morning Star would have been, if its author had written it.

Oct 16 2011 | Read Full Review of The Morning Star

ForeWord Reviews

Unlike his beloved family, Haim will survive the Nazi onslaught, but, bearing witness to the unthinkable horrors of the Warsaw ghetto, then Auschwitz, Haim will yearn “to be delivered from the burden of life,” until gradually, over many years after the war, he allows himself to experience a love ...

Aug 16 2010 | Read Full Review of The Morning Star

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