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Aug.03.2008
“Lisa Saffron’s book is both moving and powerful. Human stories convey the horror and injustice better than factual books about the Palestinian tragedy.” Tony Benn, British Labour politician
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Aug.03.2008
CHECKPOINT, the impressive and highly original first novel by Lisa Saffron, cannot be called an easy read. The subject matter is often much too stark, too painful for comfort. Through the distinct voices of its three central characters, it offers an uncompromising exploration of the tragic situation in Israel/Palestine. Yigal, an Israeli soldier, is killed in a...
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Aug.03.2008
Book Review by Jude Connor, Bristol.   Until reading this book I had, like many others, been horrified and somewhat confused by the bite-sized news flashes about the conflict in Palestine/Israel that I heard on Radio 4.  I was horrified by the USA’s support of Israel’s ruthless attacks on Palestinians and confused about whose land it was anyway, both the areas...