The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub


  • Paperback
  • 256
  • The Jewel Trader of Pegu
  • Jeffrey Hantover
  • English
  • 01 July 2019
  • 9780061252716

Jeffrey Hantover ´ 7 Summary

characters ë The Jewel Trader of Pegu ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Rader is not shunned for his faith There is a price for his newfound freedom however Local custom demands that Abraham perform a duty he finds troubling and barbaric and thus Mya barely than a girl arrives to share his bed Gently banishing his despair awakening some. The Jewel Trader of Pegu by Jeffrey Hantover tells the story of Abraham a young man from Venice who escapes the city s ghetto and restrictions on its Jewish citizens in the fall of 1598 His work takes him to the Burmese kingdom of Pegu which has a rather uniue custom of asking foreign traders to deflower young brides this by the way is historically accurateAnd so enters Mya testing Abraham s faith good manners and everything he believes in Just when he thinks he has those things figured out Pegu goes under

Free read ä eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jeffrey HantoverThe Jewel Trader of Pegu

characters ë The Jewel Trader of Pegu ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB In the autumn of 1598 Abraham a melancholy young Jewish gem merchant seeks his fortune far from the imprisoning ghetto walls of Venice Traveling halfway across the world he lands in the lush and exotic Burmese kingdom of Pegu an alien place yet one where the jewel t. In the late 16th Century Abraham is a trader in Pegu in what today is a part of Burma The format of the story is Abraham s letters back home to his cousin Joseph in Venice He describes his doings in the jewel trading business offers observations of the local culture and muses on comparative religion as a Jew from a Christian world in a Buddhist society One of the unusual aspects of the local culture is that they expect their brides to be deflowered by foreigners and guess who is supposed to provide this serv

Free download The Jewel Trader of Pegu

characters ë The Jewel Trader of Pegu ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Thing profound within him Mya ultimately accepts Abraham's protection and unexpectedly his love But great social and political upheaval threatens to violently transform the Peguan empire with devastating conseuences for Abraham and Mya and their dreams for the futur. On the plus side this is the only historical fiction or fictional for that matter book about Burma that I ve ever read or come across So points for originality And what Hantover has to say about life in the Venetian Ghetto and for Jews in Renaissance Italy may not be original but is worth reading about But it is all so very tedious Nothing happens Abraham thinks and ruminates and thinks and ruminates and buys stones and sexes up virgins andthat s about it Also is this whole thing that a foreigner has to de


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    Free download The Jewel Trader of Pegu Free read ä eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jeffrey Hantover Jeffrey Hantover ´ 7 Summary This is a debut novel A young Jewish man from Venice sets sail for the West Indies to trade jewels with the people there and traders from other islands This is an extension of the family's business in ItalyVivid descriptions of the West Indies the people customs and religion One of the tasks that Abraham is called upon to do is to initiate new brides that is to sleep with them before their marriage It is a great honor and said to bring gre

  2. says: The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub

    Free read ä eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jeffrey Hantover The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub In the late 16th Century Abraham is a trader in Pegu in what today is a part of Burma The format of the story is Abraham’s letters back home to his cousin Joseph in Venice He describes his doings in the jewel trading business offers observations of the local culture and muses on comparative religion as a Jew from a Christian world in a Budd

  3. says: The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub Free read ä eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jeffrey Hantover

    Free download The Jewel Trader of Pegu The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub Free read ä eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jeffrey Hantover A mostly epistolary novel with letters sent from Abraham a Venetian Jewish merchant from Pegu in present day Myanmar Burma to his cousinfriend back in Venice He has traveled there in 1598 to spend a year acuiring jewels for his uncle He enjoys the freedom from the harsh constraints on Jews in 16th century Venice At first he passe

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    The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub Wow This book is a feast of the senses The writing is magnificent drawing you in from the first Hantover lets the reader share his vis

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    Free download The Jewel Trader of Pegu The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub Infused throughout with a gentle beauty I might easily have overlooked had the exotic locales historical setting not pulled me in Not being drawn to love stories in general my enjoyment of this was surprising Hantover's prose has a deceptively light touch marking the contrasts between bliss melancholy contentment fear all the vivid Reading t

  6. says: Jeffrey Hantover ´ 7 Summary The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub

    The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub The Jewel Trader of Pegu by Jeffrey Hantover tells the story of Abraham a young man from Venice who escapes the city’s ghetto and restrictions

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    The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub On the plus side this is the only historical fiction or fictional for that matter book about Burma that I’ve ever read or come across So points for originality And what Hantover has to say about life in the Venetian Ghetto and for Jews in Renaissance Italy may not be original but is worth reading about But it is all so very tedious Nothing

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    Free download The Jewel Trader of Pegu Jeffrey Hantover ´ 7 Summary The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub I received this book for free from the publisher All content and opinions are my ownThis is a solid work of historical fi

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    The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub This is a sweet story of a broken man Abraham who becomes whole again with the new found love of Mya a Peguan peasant girl She comes to his home to be 'deflowered' by a foreigner before her wedding night a great honor for these people As luck would have it her husband to be is killed and she ends up just staying on with Abraham a

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    Free download The Jewel Trader of Pegu The Jewel Trader of Pegu E–book/E–pub Free read ä eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jeffrey Hantover A Jewish trader from Venice goes to South East Asia for business Nothing happens There is no story Abraham is the drabbest character I've had to read about in a while The story is told through letters he writes to his cousin I didn't particularly enjoy that style of writing Overallgo read a different bookhaha

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