#DailyBookQuote : 21st October 2013
– Leon Uris (August 03, 1924 – June 21, 2003)
– Leon Uris’s Exodus
Exodus is an international publishing phenomenon, the towering novel of the twentieth century’s most dramatic geopolitical event. Leon Uris magnificently portrays the birth of a new nation in the midst of enemies, the beginning of an earthshaking struggle for power. Here is the tale that swept the world with its fury: the story of an American nurse, an Israeli freedom fighter caught up in a glorious, heartbreaking, triumphant era. Exodus is considered one of the great best-selling fictional books of all time.
- Exodus: Immigration and Multiculturalism in the 21st Century by Paul Collier – review (theguardian.com)