The Conversion

A novel
Author(s): Aharon Appelfeld
Original Publish Date: Nov 02, 2016
Product Number: EB00687078
Released: Nov 02, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780805243468
Publisher: Schocken
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Our story opens in an Austrian city, two generations before the Holocaust, where almost all of the Jews have converted to Christianity. Today the church bells are pealing for Karl, an ambitious young civil servant whose conversion will clear his path to a coveted high government post. Karl's future looks bright, but with his promotion comes a political crisis that turns his conversion into a baptism by fire, unexpectedly reuniting Karl with his past and forcing him to take a stand he could never have imagined.

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