[The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF


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    Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Joshua Max Feldman Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download characters The Book of Jonah In this novel Jonah is a Jewish corporate lawyer in New York City who is just about to be promoted to partner All he has to do is defend a giant pharmaceutical company from patent infringement He guesses that the company stole the fo

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    characters The Book of Jonah Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF A modern retelling of the Old Testament's book of Jonah as well as a second text that of the widow Judith who decapitated the Assyrian General Holofernes are the thrust of Max Feldman's story of a young Jewish corporate la

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    Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF At first I was on board for this book a modern retelling of a biblical tale that explores life and faith and meaning Then 911 happene

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    Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF A first novel has a lot in common with meeting someone at a party introductory information context clothes blurbs tend towards the shallow first impressions carry a lot of weight but it takes a while to settle if this is someone you’d ever w

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    characters The Book of Jonah [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Joshua Max Feldman This one was stunningly difficult to review It began so auspiciously so impressively so lovely and then devolved with a second half so steadilyhow does one account for such disparity This was suppose to be a good probably even great book a modern take on the famous story a morality fable condemning or at least satirizing with intent to condemn the brutally soulless finance driven ways of the modern world Feldm

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    Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Joshua Max Feldman [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF In 2001 Nick Hornby published a discomforting novel called “How to Be Good” It’s about a man who upends his life by deciding that he will always do what’s right “Who could live with that” Hornby asks Call it the curse of extravagant virtue Our orderly lives depend upon a certain degree of moral nearsightedness our ability to moderate the demands of conscience to ignore the fathomless needs of others much of the time L

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    [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF The Book of Jonah seems like Christian bookstore fiction with cool edgy sex and swearingWhich is a bummer because the concept of a modern day retelling of Jonah fascinated me However after setting aside the clumsy uneven way the book tried to echo the biblical story I attempted to read the novel on its own terms young high flyer stopped short in his tracks by apparent brush with the supernatural NopeThe goal then became to sati

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    [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF The plot is based on the story of Jonah from the Bible where God asks Jonah to go preach the gospel in Nineveh Jonah found this order unbearable because not only was Nineveh known for its wickedness but it was also the capital of the Assyrian empire one of Israel's fiercest enemies Instead Jonah went down to the seaport of Joppa and booked passage on a ship to Tarshish heading directly away from Nineveh and running away

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    [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF When I read what this book was about I was really interested in the concept A modern day tale spun around the story of Jonah in the Bible Ok I'll bite At the onset I was interested but it fizzled rather uicklyFor example I was curious how they would incorporate the big fish capacity disappointedJonah's arc as a person Not that much parallel to the story in uestion after he loses everythingAnd the uestion tha

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    characters The Book of Jonah Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download [The Book of Jonah] EBOOK / PDF Making the connection to the book of Jonah was sort of a stretch I see how maybe Feldman was trying to compare Vegas to Nine

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  • Hardcover
  • 337
  • The Book of Jonah
  • Joshua Max Feldman
  • English
  • 16 July 2018
  • 9780805097764

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characters The Book of Jonah Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Joshua Max Feldman Ntervention will be responsible for than one irreversible loss in Jonah's life it will also cross his path with that of Judith Bulbrook an intense breathtakingly intelligent woman who's no stranger to loss herself As this funny and bold novel moves to Amsterdam and then Las Vegas Feldman examines the way we live now while asking an age old uestion How do you know if you're chose When I read what this book was about I was really interested in the concept A modern day tale spun around the story of Jonah in the Bible Ok I ll bite At the onset I was interested but it fizzled rather uicklyFor example I was curious how they would incorporate the big fish capacity disappointedJonah s arc as a person Not that much parallel to the story in uestion after he loses everythingAnd the uestion that kept me keep reading even when I didn t want to How was the story of Judith going to be entwined with Jonah s It could have been really fascinating It wasn tI was bummed At the end of the book my thought was What was the point of this There were a few moments of revelation for characters but they were short lived or minor in my opinion The circumstances that happened to these people were much larger than any change I hoped to see in them while reading the book I found it to be stubbornly coldNeedless to say I did not find it to be a satisfying read As I said the book introduced the early parts of the story of Jonah well the man of the world running away and wanting none of it but the main points of the story he is referencing are forgiveness repentance and mercy which are not given their due in my opinion I m not saying the story needed to be tied with a big red bow I am glad it wasn t but I found the end of the book to be lacking

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characters The Book of Jonah Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Joshua Max Feldman Him and an enormously successful career that gets promising by the minute He's celebrating a deal that will surely make him partner when a bizarre unexpected biblical vision at a party changes everything Hard as he tries to forget what he saw this disturbing sign is only the first of many Jonah will witness and before long his life is unrecognizable Though this perhaps divine i In 2001 Nick Hornby published a discomforting novel called How to Be Good It s about a man who upends his life by deciding that he will always do what s right Who could live with that Hornby asks Call it the curse of extravagant virtue Our orderly lives depend upon a certain degree of moral nearsightedness our ability to moderate the demands of conscience to ignore the fathomless needs of others much of the time Lose that and you become a kind of ethical freak clad in self righteousness reminding Frappuccino drinkers that there are kids dying in AfricaIn his beguiling first novel The Book of Jonah Joshua Max Feldman gives this theme a post Sept 11 update It introduces itself as a good natured satire of New York corporate life and the romantic machinations of the overeducated highly compensated class But in the twinkling of an eye Feldman begins asking explicitly moral and religious uestions that literary fiction usually only suints at through a glass darklyFrom the title you ve probably already caught the reference to the Bible s most popular story that strange brief tale toward the end of the Old Testament about a prophet who does his best to defy God s commandTo read the rest of this review go to The Washington Post

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characters The Book of Jonah Joshua Max Feldman ¼ 9 Read & Download Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Joshua Max Feldman A major literary debut an epic tale of love failure and unexpected faith set in New York Amsterdam and Las VegasThe modern day Jonah at the center of Joshua Max Feldman's brilliantly conceived retelling of the book of Jonah is a young Manhattan lawyer named Jonah Jacobstein He's a lucky man healthy and handsome with two beautiful women ready to spend the rest of their lives with In this novel Jonah is a Jewish corporate lawyer in New York City who is just about to be promoted to partner All he has to do is defend a giant pharmaceutical company from patent infringement He guesses that the company stole the formula from a small startup company but will probably win the case by out lawyering it Meanwhile Jonah juggles his life between two girlfriends a serious one and a not so serious oneJonah sees a couple of visions and struggles with their meaning One day he suddenly becomes honest and ruins his life his career his relationships and cannot come to terms with what is happening Another line of the plot focuses on a young brilliant woman named Judith She devotes her life to studying and enters Yale Her life is devastated though on September 11 2001 when both her parents die on an airplane The last third of the book is about Jonah s search for Judith and their reconciliationNow this book is supposed to be a parallel between the biblical story of Jonah and this modern day Jonah Each section of the book is actually labeled with the portion of the biblical story in order to push the parallel into the reader s face However even with the push I don t really see the parallels In fact I thought that the author got the episode with the whale wrong I thought that an earlier incident in the modern Jonah s life was much in parallel with a whale than the one that was labeled as suchThe book has a mild sense of humor for example the sudden dramatic downturn in Jonah s life when everything went wrong at once and the episode where Judith is interviewed by her new employer in Las Vegas But this mild humor is not enough to get caught up in the story I didn t see the parallels with the biblical story and the philosophy and religion aspects are not deep or appealing The book is a bit of fun nothing