A Bend in the Stars



Publisher: Grand Central Publishing in New York, USA

Written in English
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  A Bend in the Stars is rooted in real history, and this novel had me googling events afterwards to see exactly which pieces of the story are true. I will say that to help those of us who aren't quite as well-versed in Russian geography, a map at the front of the book would have been helpful. All the Light We Cannot See meets The Nightingale in this literary WWI-era novel and epic love story of a brilliant young doctor who races against Einstein to solve one of the universe's great Russia, in the summer of , 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. "Rachel Barenbaum's A Bend in the Stars is a beautiful thrill ride steeped in the history of Czarist Russia, from its poverty-ridden shtetls to its roaring trains, and the awesome lure of science. This is a book of history rewritten, dreams realized, and justice served - a book about relativity, war, hatred, and the weight of our assumptions. Grounded in real history — and inspired by the solar eclipse of — A Bend in the Stars offers a heartstopping account of modern science's greatest race amidst the chaos of World War I, and Author: Rachel Barenbaum.

  Rachel Barenbaum's A Bend in the Stars is a beautiful thrill ride steeped in the history of Czarist Russia, from its poverty-ridden shtetls to its roaring trains, and the awesome lure of science. This is a book of history rewritten, dreams realized, and justice served-a book about relativity, war, hatred, and the weight of our assumptions and our great loves.

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About the Author Rachel Barenbaum 's debut novel, A Bend In The Stars, was named a New York Times Summer Reading Selection and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection. It is also a Boston Globe bestseller.

Rachel's second novel, The History of Time Travel, is forthcoming from Grand Central ()/5(). A Bend in the Stars is a sweeping epic portrait of the devastation and desperation of war. This story does not read like it came from a novice writer, far from it. If I hadn't known this was a debut novel beforehand, I would have expected this kind of talent from a seasoned author with years of honing their craft under their belt/5.

Rachel Barenbaum’s absorb­ing debut nov­el A Bend in the Stars has some­thing for every read­er.A work of his­tor­i­cal fic­tion that explores the tan­gled rela­tion­ships between the var­i­ous pro­tag­o­nists, it also touch­es upon the dif­fi­cul­ties women physi­cians in Rus­sia faced as pio­neers in their field; the harsh real­i­ty of dai­ly life for Jews in Rus.

A little more than a century ago, Europe was thrown into turmoil as a chain of events led to the start of World War I. And in her debut novel, A Bend in the Stars, Rachel Barenbaum takes advantage of the resulting chaos to craft a solid thriller that ties scientific history to Author: Andy Gotlieb.

“A Bend in the Stars is a thrilling read that sends a chilling message as to how history could repeat itself if we don’t heed the lessons of the past.” A race to prove the theory of relativity, a Jewish family’s struggle to escape Russia, A Bend in the Stars book a love triangle converge in Rachel Barenbaum’s sweeping epic, A Bend in the : Rachel Barenbaum.

A Bend in the Stars is Rachel Barenbaum's first novel, and it's somehow a history of science, a story of injustice, a romance novel, and an adventure tale Author: Ari Shapiro.

A Bend in the Stars by Rachel Barenbaum is about Vanya, a physicist on a quest to prove Einstein’s theory of general relativity, and Miri, Vanya’s sister and Kovno’s first female surgeon. The book begins injust before the start of WWI. Vanya is on the brink of. Grounded in real history -- and inspired by the solar eclipse of -- A Bend in the Stars offers a heart-stopping 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.

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All the Light We Cannot See meets The Nightingale in. Grounded in real history -- and inspired by the solar eclipse of -- A Bend in the Stars offers a heart-stopping 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/5(33).

"Rachel Barenbaum's beautiful historical novel A Bend in the Stars traces the paths of Russian siblings Miri, a doctor, and Vanya, an astronomer, as they crisscross the motherland during a WWI eclipse.

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Rachel's debut novel is A Bend In The Stars. It has been named a New York Times Summer Reading Selection and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. It is also a Boston Globe Bestseller. Rachel's second novel, Atomic Anna, is forthcoming from Grand Central ().

A Bend in the Stars. Written by Rachel Barenbaum Review by Alana White. Russia, Against the backdrop of increasingly brutal attacks on the Jewish community, Miri Abramov and her brother, Vanya, fight formidable odds—Miri, to overcome what seems like insurmountable prejudice to become one of the country’s only female surgeons, and Vanya, to solve the puzzle of Einstein’s theory of Author: Rachel Barenbaum.

Every first Wednesday of the month we will meet virtually to discuss a new book by a Jewish Author or with Jewish content or themes. Our Pick for December is A Bend in the Stars by Rachel Barenbaum.

Copies of the book can be bought locally for The Twig Book Shop or Online. If you choose to purchase from Amazon please consider using AmazonSmile and select Barshop Jewish Community Center of. Grounded in real history and inspired by the solar eclipse of 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.

A Bend in the Stars. But A Bend in the Stars is set in Russia and while the setting of the story takes place during WWI, it’s not a book about the war. A Bend in the Stars focuses on brother and sister, Vanya and Miri, just prior to the start of WWI in They are both Jewish and were raised by their grandmother after the death of their parents.

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[Rachel Barenbaum] -- "An epic love story and heart-pounding journey across WWI-era Russia, about a brilliant young scientist racing against Einstein to solve one of the greatest mysteries of the universe."-- Russia.

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All the. "Rachel Barenbaum's A Bend in the Stars is a beautiful thrill ride steeped in the history of Czarist Russia, from its poverty-ridden shtetls to its roaring trains, and the awesome lure of science. This is a book of history rewritten, dreams realized, and justice serveda book about relativity, war, hatred, and the weight of our assumptions.

"A Bend in the Stars is a vivid and wrenching debut, full not only with the darkness of history but also with hope -- a literary saga for fans of The Invisible Bridge and All the Light We Cannot See.

Love and war and Relativity weave together seamlessly, and we're left understanding that there's more than one way for the universe to bend.". A BEND IN THE STARS is a beautifully written book about the sacrifices people make in the time of war.

I appreciated the love story and the sibling relationship. What I also loved was the infusion of science into the story/5(69).