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gredients for a new and outstanding writer of spy thrillers and
the author of
The Day of the Jackal.
G
erber
, A
lbert
.
The lawyer.
New York, World, 1972. 338 p.
The story of a successful Jewish lawyer.
G
ould
, L
o is
.
Necessary objects.
New York, Random House. 1972. 271
P*
A popular novel about four Jewish sisters, rich, middle-aged,
and how they manage or mismanage their lives.
G
reene
, H
arris
.
Cancelled accounts.
New York, Doubleday, 1973.
264
p .
A thriller about Nazis who finance Arab attempts to blow up
Israeli embassies.
H
orovitz
, I
srael
.
Cappella.
New York, Harper 8c Row, 1973. 182
p .
The story of two men in a hospital together for thirty years.
One of them, Cappella, is an old Jew; the other a midde-aged
writer.
H
unter
, E
van
.
Come winter.
New York, Doubleday, 1973. 229 p.
A horror novel, which includes and involves an anti-Semitic
girl and two Jewish middle-aged bachelors.
H
urw itz
, K
e n
.
The line of David.
New York, Norton, 1973. 285
p .
David and Rachel are in love. She is a Zionist so he starts to
wonder about the degree of his own Jewish commitment. It be-
comes pretty deep as the two go to Israel and David participates
in a guerrilla action and shoots an Arab.
K
ossoff
, D
av id
.
The voices of Masada.
New York, St. Martin's, 1973.
196
p .
David Kossoff, a well-known English-Jewish actor, has taken to
the typewriter, this time with a fictionalized version of the mass
suicide of the Zealots on Masada who fought against the Romans.
He devotes a great deal of space to the preparations for the cli-
max, but it is a story always worth reading, no matter what form
it takes.
K
otker
, N
orm an
.
Herzl the king.
New York, Scribners, 1972. 280
p .
An interesting novel, closely following the actual facts, about
the life of Theodor Herzl, who dreamed of a Jewish State fifty
years before Israel was established.
K
otlow itz
, R
obert
.
Somewhere else.
New York, Charterhouse, 1972.
373 p.
Here is a tightly-written, evocative recreation of the Jewish-
Polish shtetl and the London Jewish ghetto written by a mature
first novelist. The book captures some memorable characters and
the social, religious and economic cross-currents of the times, from
the mid-19th century to World War II. This novel has won two
awards, the Edward Lewis Wallant prize and the accolade as the