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A Bend in the Stars For fans of All the Light We Cannot See andThe Women in the Castle comes a riveting literary novel that is at once an epic love story and a heart pounding journey across WWI era Russia, about an ambitious young doctor and her scientist brother in a race against Einstein to solve one of the greatest mysteries of the universe.In Russia, in the summer of 1914, as war with Germany looms and the Czar s army tightens its grip on the local Jewish community, Miri Abramov and her brilliant physicist brother, Vanya, are facing an impossible decision Since their parents drowned fleeing to America, Miri and Vanya have been raised by their babushka, a famous matchmaker who has taught them to protect themselves at all costs to fight, to kill if necessary, and always to have an escape plan But now, with fierce, headstrong Miri on the verge of becoming one of Russia s only female surgeons, and Vanya hoping to solve the final puzzles of Einstein s elusive theory of relativity, can they bear to leave the homeland that has given them so much Before they have time to make their choice, war is declared and Vanya goes missing, along with Miri s fianc Miri braves the firing squad to go looking for them both As the eclipse that will change history darkens skies across Russia, not only the safety of Miri s own family but the future of science itself hangs in the balance Grounded in real history and inspired by the solar eclipse of 1914 A Bend in the Stars offers a heartstopping account of modern science s greatest race amidst the chaos of World War I, and a love story as epic as the railways crossing Russia. Read A Bend in the Stars Author Rachel Barenbaum – thegreatwallonline.us

î True Books A Bend in the Stars  PDF by Rachel Barenbaum – thegreatwallonline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages
  • A Bend in the Stars
  • Rachel Barenbaum
  • 04 July 2017
  • 1538746263

10 thoughts on “A Bend in the Stars


  1. says:

    Find this and other reviews at hate dropping comparisons in the introduction of a review, but I genuinely feel Rachel Barenbaum s A Bend in the Stars shelves neatly alongside Chad Thumann s The Undesirables and Marie Benedict s The Other Einstein.The novel is brilliantly atmospheric and affords a unique and refreshing portrait of WWI era Russia both politically and culturally In a market that favors Germany, France, and England, I found this perspectiv Find this and other reviews at hate dropping comparisons in the introduction of a review, but I genuinely feel Rachel Barenbaum s A Bend in the Stars shelves neatly alongside Chad Thumann s The Undesirables and Marie Benedict s The Other Einstein.The novel is brilliantly atmospheric and affords a unique and refreshing portrait o...


  2. says:

    I read this beautifully crafted, intelligent novel in one weekend, consumed by Miri s courage, Vanya s ambition, the twists of loyalty and sacrifice, the sting of betrayal, the wrenching pain of star crossed love In thrilling detail, Barenbaum takes readers on a journey that is both quest and cat and mouse game, crisscrossing 1914 Russia by foot and rail with danger at every turn, as Vanya races to the center line of a total eclips...


  3. says:

    A Bend in the Stars is easily my favorite book that I ve read this year hence the 5 star rating I m giving it It will be hard for any other books to bethoroughly loved in 2019 If you read and loved For All The Things We Cannot See, then this is another must read You won t be disappointed Believe it or not, this is Rachel Barenbaum s debut book She brings us to Russia and introduces us to the brother sister duo Miri and Vanya Russia is on the brink of war with Germany Things aren t A Bend in the Stars is easily ...


  4. says:

    4.25 I was provided with a digital ARC of this book thanks to NetGalley and the publishing house, Grand Central Publishing, in exchange for an honest reviewA Bend In The Stars has granted its place as one of my favourite historical fiction books every It follows te story of Vanya and Miri, two siblings living in Russia on the verge of the First World War Vanya is a mathematician, and he s in competition with Einstein for the equation about relativity Miri is one of the first female sur 4.25 I was provided with a digital ARC of this book thanks to NetGalley and the publishing house, Grand Central Publishing, in exchange for an honest reviewA Bend In The Stars...


  5. says:

    I was completely swept away by this novel, transported into pre World War I Russia and the struggles and hopes of the charismatic siblings, Miri and Vanya Abramov, as they attempted to make scientific history and escape the anti semitism and violence of pre revolutionary Russia With impressive but never heavy handed research, Barenbaum builds a world of intellectualism, scientific discovery, feminism, beauty, romance, violence and hatred and illuminates the complexities of Russian Jewish life b I was completely swept away by this novel, transported into pre World War I Russia and the struggles and hopes of the charismatic siblings, Miri and Vanya Abramov, as they attempted to make scientific history and escape the anti semitism and violence of pre revolutionary Russia With impressive but never heavy handed research, Barenbaum builds a world of intellectualism, scientific discovery, feminism, beauty, romance,...


  6. says:

    A wonderful, sweeping adventure.Thank you to JBC for giving me this gift early.


  7. says:

    What an adventure Through war, angry mobs, desparate train rides, I felt the excitement of the race, and the fear, love, and loss along the way This is a great read I can t wait to share it with my friends and family.


  8. says:

    Thanks to Hachette Book Group Canada for providing me with a free advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Hachette sent me a bunch of books back in January and I haven t had the best luck with them, but this one definitely stood out Historical fiction is one of my favourite genres, but I ve been finding myself a bit intimidated by it lately I thought this book sounded really cool, so I was excited to read it and thrilled to find it was really easy to get into, despite having Thanks to Hachette Book Group ...


  9. says:

    I was fortunate to have the chance to read an ARC of A Bend in the Stars and as soon as I started reading it, I couldn t put it down The story is set in early 20th century Russia and is so well researched, the reader practically feels like you are there in Kiev The beautifully vivid writing draws the reader in you can almost smell the strawberry jam as Babushka scoops it into her tea Then there is the race for scientific discovery, with the alluring character of Einstein lurking ever in t I was fortunate to have the chance to read an ARC of A Bend in the Stars and as soon as I started reading it, I couldn t put it down The story is set in early 20th century Ru...


  10. says:

    Wow If you like smart historical fiction with bracing adventure, this one is for you A Bend in the Stars will take you to places you ve never seen and introduce you to characters with their backs up against a history you may not know Russia on the verge of WWI the sparkling cities, the frozen steppe, the ramshackle ghettoes, the universities and hospitals it s all here, as seen through the eyes of a Jewish sister and brother struggling to make their mark in a society that considers them, Wow If you like smart historical fiction with bracing adventure, this one is for you A Bend in the Stars will take you to places you ve never seen and introduce you to characters with their backs up against a history you may not know Russia on the verge of WWI the sparkling cities, the frozen steppe, ...

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