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A Bend in the Stars For fans of All the Light We Cannot See andThe Women in the Castle comes a riveting literary novel that is at once an epic love story and a heart pounding journey across WWI era Russia, about an ambitious young doctor and her scientist brother in a race against Einstein to solve one of the greatest mysteries of the universe.In Russia, in the summer of 1914, as war with Germany looms and the Czar s army tightens its grip on the local Jewish community, Miri Abramov and her brilliant physicist brother, Vanya, are facing an impossible decision Since their parents drowned fleeing to America, Miri and Vanya have been raised by their babushka, a famous matchmaker who has taught them to protect themselves at all costs to fight, to kill if necessary, and always to have an escape plan But now, with fierce, headstrong Miri on the verge of becoming one of Russia s only female surgeons, and Vanya hoping to solve the final puzzles of Einstein s elusive theory of relativity, can they bear to leave the homeland that has given them so much Before they have time to make their choice, war is declared and Vanya goes missing, along with Miri s fianc Miri braves the firing squad to go looking for them both As the eclipse that will change history darkens skies across Russia, not only the safety of Miri s own family but the future of science itself hangs in the balance Grounded in real history and inspired by the solar eclipse of 1914 A Bend in the Stars offers a heartstopping account of modern science s greatest race amidst the chaos of World War I, and a love story as epic as the railways crossing Russia. New Download [ A Bend in the Stars ] by [ Rachel Barenbaum ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – survivingtheholocaust.us

True Books ☆ A Bend in the Stars  ePUB Author ✓ Rachel Barenbaum Ú – survivingtheholocaust.us
  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages
  • A Bend in the Stars
  • Rachel Barenbaum
  • 20 June 2018
  • 1538746263

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  1. says:

    Find this and other reviews at hate dropping comparisons in the introduction of a review, but I genuinely feel Rachel Barenbaum s A Bend in the Stars shelves neatly alongside Chad Thumann s The Undesirables and Marie Benedict s The Other Einstein.The novel is brilliantly atmospheric and affords a unique and refreshing portrait of WWI era Russia both politically and culturally In a market that favors Germany, France, and England, I found this perspectiv Find this and other reviews at hate dropping comparisons in the introduction of a review, but I genuinely feel Rachel Barenbaum s A Bend in the Stars shelves neatly alongside Chad Thumann s The Undesirables and Marie Benedict s The Other Einstein.The novel is brilliantly atmospheric and affords a unique and refreshing portrait of WWI era Russia both politically and culturally In a market that favors Germany, France, and England, I found this perspective refreshing and enjoyed losing myself in this chapter of less fictionalized world history.I loved the scientific scope of this story and how the course of the narrative acknowledged the realities of competition in the field I also liked how the story showcased commonly held superstitions and how traditional understandings prevented common people from accepting new understandings That said, my favorite storyline was Vanya s as it created a necessary bridge for modern readers to empathize and relate through pre...


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    I read this beautifully crafted, intelligent novel in one weekend, consumed by Miri s courage, Vanya s ambition, the twists of loyalty and sacrifice, the sting of betrayal, the wrenching pain of star crossed love In thrilling detail, Barenbaum takes readers on a journey that is both quest and cat and mouse game, crisscrossing 1914 Russia by foot and rail with danger at every turn, as Vanya races to the center line of a total eclipse in search of scientific proof among the stars of gravity s eff I read this beautifully crafted, intelligent novel in one weekend, consumed by Miri s courage, Vanya s ambition, the twists of loyalty and sacrifice, the sting of betrayal, the wrenching pain of star crossed love In thrilling detail, Barenbaum takes readers on a journey that is both quest and cat and mouse game, crisscrossing 1914 Russia by foot and rail with danger at ev...


  3. says:

    A Bend in the Stars is easily my favorite book that I ve read this year hence the 5 star rating I m giving it It will be hard for any other books to bethoroughly loved in 2019 If you read and loved For All The Things We Cannot See, then this is another must read You won t be disappointed Believe it or not, this is Rachel Barenbaum s debut book She brings us to Russia and introduces us to the brother sister duo Miri and Vanya Russia is on the brink of war with Germany Things aren t A Bend in the Stars is easily my favorite book that I ve read this year hence the 5 star rating I m giving it It will be hard for any other books to bethoroughly loved in 2019 If you read and loved For All The Things We Cannot See, then this is another must read You won t be disappointed Believe it or not, this is Rachel Barenbaum s debut book She brings us to Russia and introduces us to the brother sister duo Miri and Vanya Russia is on the brink of war with Germany Things aren t easy, especially for science based practices This makes things difficult for Miri, who practices as a surgeon rare for women at this time , and Vanya, a physicist competing with the famous Albert Einstein to explain relativity Their practices bring many challenges and critiques, and with cons...


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    4.25 I was provided with a digital ARC of this book thanks to NetGalley and the publishing house, Grand Central Publishing, in exchange for an honest reviewA Bend In The Stars has granted its place as one of my favourite historical fiction books every It follows te story of Vanya and Miri, two siblings living in Russia on the verge of the First World War Vanya is a mathematician, and he s in competition with Einstein for the equation about relativity Miri is one of the first female sur 4.25 I was provided with a digital ARC of this book thanks to NetGalley and the publishing house, Grand Central Publishing, in exchange for an honest reviewA Bend In The Stars has granted its place as one of my favourite historical fiction books every It follows te story of Vanya and Miri, two siblings living in Russia on the verge of the First World War Vanya is a mathematician, and he s in competition with Einstein for the equation about relativity Miri is one of the first female surgeons in Russia.I really enjoyed this read I ve never read an historical fiction...


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    I was completely swept away by this novel, transported into pre World War I Russia and the struggles and hopes of the charismatic siblings, Miri and Vanya Abramov, as they attempted to make scientific history and escape the anti semitism and violence of pre revolutionary Russia With impressive but never heavy handed research, Barenbaum builds a world of intellectualism, scientific discovery, feminism, beauty, romance, violence and hatred and illuminates the complexities of Russian Jewish life b I was completely swept away by this novel, transported into pre World War I Russia and the struggles and hopes of the charismatic siblings, Miri and Vanya Abramov, as they attempted to make scientific history and escape the anti semitism and violence of pre revolutionary Russia With impressive but never heavy handed research, B...


  6. says:

    A wonderful, sweeping adventure.Thank you to JBC for giving me this gift early.


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    What an adventure Through war, angry mobs, desparate train rides, I felt the excitement of the race, and the fear, love, and loss along the way This is a great read I can t wait to share it with my friends and family.


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    Thanks to Hachette Book Group Canada for providing me with a free advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Hachette sent me a bunch of books back in January and I haven t had the best luck with them, but this one definitely stood out Historical fiction is one of my favourite genres, but I ve been finding myself a bit intimidated by it lately I thought this book sounded really cool, so I was excited to read it and thrilled to find it was really easy to get into, despite having Thanks to Hachette Book Group Canada for providing me with a free advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Hachette sent me a bunch of books back in January and I haven t had the best luck with them, but this one definitely stood out Historical fiction is one of my favourite genres, but I ve been finding myself a bit intimidated by it lately I thought this book sounded really cool, so I was excited to read it and thrilled to find it was really easy to get into, despite having a heavy sounding topic I ll admit, A Bend in the Stars wasn t at all the plot I was expecting when I picked it up, but it was really interesting and focused on WWI from a completely different perspective than any other historical fiction I ve read Like I said, I love historical fiction, but I m a bit fatigued with fiction about the world wars because the market is just over saturated with it and t...

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