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Star of Fear, Star of Hope

Star of Fear, Star of Hope

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In a sensitive and poignant portrayal of the events of the Holocaust, Star of Fear, Star of Hope introduces children to this difficult, but important topic. Modiano, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature, recounts, in laconic, clear-eyed prose, his youth and coming of age in post-WWII Paris. Modiano, the son of a cold, hard actress mother and a Continue reading » The latest novel by Echenoz, who won France's Medici Prize for Cherokee , justifies the cliched description ``a roller-coaster ride,'' not just because of its wild velocity but also because it Continue reading » It's hard to determine why this spoof of an espionage thriller won the European Literature Prize in 1990. As far as spoofs go, it's pretty good-but Echenoz doesn't really do anything that's not done Continue reading »

Star of Fear, Star of Hope Paperback – Illustrated, 1 Aug. 2000 Star of Fear, Star of Hope Paperback – Illustrated, 1 Aug. 2000

Helen recalls her childhood during the Nazi occupation of France and the mounting persecution of the Jewish people. French author Thilliez’s exceptional thriller, a sequel to 2012’s Syndrome E, poses a chilling question: what if a “violence gene” passed down from prehistoric man has concealed itself in Continue reading » A non-Jewish girl named Helen who lives in France. Helen has a best friend by the name of Lydia and Helen begins to wonder many things about her friend. Lydia is forced to wear a yellow star and Helen doesn’t understand why her friend has to wear it all the time. Helen also gets confused by people disappearing and why people are hiding and using strange names. The distressing events of the Holocaust are shown with new eyes from an outside perspective to aid students in understanding this troublesome time. This set of three newly translated novellas from 2014 Nobel winner Modiano is propitious in timing and format: the collection%E2%80%99s variety gives curious readers a broad introduction to a writer Continue reading »In this brief volume, French filmmaker and writer Vuillard creates a philosophical, empathetic, and whimsically speculative reconstruction of a couple of events from the history of the Third Reich. Continue reading »

Star of Fear, Star of Hope by Jo Hoestlandt - Publishers Weekly Star of Fear, Star of Hope by Jo Hoestlandt - Publishers Weekly

Set in France, during the Nazi occupation of World War II, a gentile child named Helen recalls the mounting persecution of her Jewish friend. She wonders why does her best friend, Lydia, have to wear a yellow star? Why are people in hiding and using strange names? What is Lydia afraid of?Star of Hope, Star of Fear by Jo Hoestlandt is a remarkable book that details the struggle faced by children during WWII and the Holocaust. This book is especially interesting because it is from the perspective of a non-Jewish girl rather than a Jewish girl as books from this time period typically do. Secrets and lies abound in Echenoz's latest wry sendup of the spy thriller, which features a mysterious colonel, a reluctant secret agent, a magnetic beauty and a vanished husband. The shadowy Continue reading »

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