The Almond Tree humanizes a culture and brings characters from a distant land to life. Name: The Almond Tree Author: Michelle Cohen Corasanti Publisher: FINGERPRINT Page Count: 352 Back cover says: Against a background torn from the pages of today’s headlines, The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti recasts the Palestinians in Israel and Gaza, a people […]
Finished reading “The Almond Tree” by Michelle Cohen Corasanti. I’m so glad I read this book and for that I would like to thank Mr. Yawar Khan and Finger Print Publishing for giving me this opportunity! I am an avid reader but I’m very selective about books. I’ve kept myself restricted to contemporary women/romance […]
The bewitching debut novel ‘The Almond Tree’ of the Jewish American author Michelle Cohen Corasanti, a Jewish American is a busy story. Buzzing as it is with its dozen odd characters, mostly members of Ahmed’s family, his friends and mentors, who is the narrator of this saga, this is a heart wrenching account of […]
The journey to the other side is never an easy walk. For Michelle Cohen Corasanti it was no different. As the Jewish American woman crossed the Separation Wall to enter occupied Palestine, it translated into moments filled with discoveries, and barriers succumbing to the undeniable truth. Michelle was certain she has a story to […]
I received a copy of this book as a Goodreads – First Reads winner. This is a beautifully written story that will leave no reader untouched – a story that will devour you from the beginning. 1950’s – An Israeli-occupied Palestinian village. A very graphic and devastating scene begins the story as Amal, a […]
Michelle Corasanti’s debut novel brings to us a heart rending story of courage and resilience. The Almond Tree is undoubtedly one of the best books I’ve read this year.
New cover for Dutch version of The Almond Tree.
Very few books have the capacity of delivering a serious message through simple language and gripping story. Very few books have the capacity to make to nod your head in agreement, misty eyed with emotions and put a smile in the end with hope. And, very few books have the capacity to touch your heart and stick to you long after you have put down this book. This is one of those rare books that managed to do all of the above with one story!
I was rendered speechless by this book. It is the most beautiful book I’ve a read in a very long time. It’s so incredibly written that you could feel all the pain, hatred, desperation and hope. This story is soul crushing and inspiring and refreshing and most importantly so very truthful. I don’t even know […]
The Almond Tree reminds you that the world is not a perfect place and stays with you long after the last page has been turned.