The Haj

The Haj

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Leon Uris's world-bestselling novel Exodus became a profound influence on thoughts and feelings about the state of Israel.In The Haj, the author once again portrays a tormented nation through its living people. Haj Ibrahim - known as the Haj - is leader of the small but strategically placed village of Tabah.Sworn enemy - and secret friend - of Gideon Asch, Israeli settler, pioneer, fighter, the Haj and his men are seen first in all their false courage and manic ambition.Theirs is a world of oaths, blood, death and vengeance.But then his association with Asch takes him elsewhere - into diplomacy, and towards leadership of another kind... In Exodus, Leon Uris told of the birth of a new nation.In The Haj, he foretells the death of a race, of a faith, of peoples who have no greater enemies than themselves, in a novel that is as violent and turbulent as the times in which we live...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 34mm | 539.77g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552165557
  • 9780552165556

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" The narrative is fast paced, bursting with action, and obviously based on an intimate grasp of the region, its peoples, their tradition and age--old ways of life." --"John Barkham Reviews"show more

Flap copy

Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller "Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness and forgiveness. The Middle East is the powerful setting for this sweeping tale of a land where revenge is sacred and hatred noble. Where an Arab ruler tries to save his people from destruction but cannot save them from themselves. When violence spreads like a plague across the lands of Palestine--this is the time of "The Haj.show more

About Leon Uris

Leon Uris lives with his wife Jill in Aspen, Colorado. He is the author of several bestselling novels, including Mila 18, Armageddon, The Angry Hills, Exodus, Trinity, Battle Cry, Mitla Pass and Topaz.show more

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10,312 ratings
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4 38% (3,907)
3 22% (2,299)
2 4% (447)
1 1% (149)
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