I am so thankful for getting the opportunity to read and review this book, I can’t believe I never came across this sooner. The book is such a wonderfully written piece from the very first page
Intolerance is a human being’s biggest weakness and finding peace, his greatest strength. This journey from intolerance to peace is the search for freedom. In her debut novel, ‘The Almond Tree’, Michelle Cohen Corasanti excavates a history that continues to grip the socio-political reality of the Israeli-Palestinian struggle even today.
Dr Shamenaz, Associate Professor & Head, Deptt of Applied Sciences & Humanities, AIET, Allahabad The Almond Tree is a novel by Michelle Cohen Corasanti which is quite similar to Hosseini’s The Kite Runner in terms of ethnic struggle and friendship. As Huffington Post views: ‘The Almond Tree is an epic novel, a drama of the proportions of The Kite Runner but […]
The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti provides a welcome break in an age when wars are fought like videogames and bodies of children blown to bits are brushed under the carpet as collateral damage. Instead, the book redirects the focus onto people who have emotions, relations and who are as living as the rest of […]
“Reading The Almond Tree, a Kite-Runner-like epic of Palestinian life by Michelle Cohen Corasanti, makes you aware of what it’s like to exist under Israeli rule…This will not be easy reading for Israelis and Jews elsewhere, but it should be required reading.” The Times of Israel Hear the Other Side = Review of The Almond […]
‘SPEECHLESS’ – is the word that conveys my views for review but my work demands me to write more and I feel short of words to write for the acclaimed ‘BEST SELLER’. Trust me the principle of ‘less is more’ is best suited in this case; for only who read the book with realise the […]
Having just finished reading “The Almond Tree” by new author Michelle Cohen Corasanti, I can honestly state that it is, without a doubt, one of the most riveting books I have read during the past several months. Corasanti takes a realistic premise and builds an interesting and highly believable story that only gets better as […]