Tag: ancient manuscripts

Geraldine Brooks’ — People of the book *****

Geraldine Brooks’ — People of the book *****

Hanna is a rare book expert whose current job is to analyse and conserve a rare fifteenth century Hebrew manuscript. The book is saved despite the destruction of libraries in Sarajevo. After she discovers clues in the book’s binding, its mysteries send her on a journey of discovery until she locates the real saviours of this ancient manuscript.

There isn’t a novel by this Australian author I haven’t found intriguing, but this one’s my favourite.