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It is a wound, a desert, of the darkness of the lss and the bright light of the night. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

It’s laa and I hope to write a proper review of it someday. Pepilangstrump rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Elaine Kahn rated it it was amazing Nov 28, Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents.

There’s always something interesting about Deconstructive post-modern literature, particularly how it reveals the disjointed realities of the contemporary day. Want to Read saving…. It is one of the most challenging, comforting, exciting books I have ever read.

Mar 15, Sean rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dec 21, Carrie Lorig rated it it was amazing. I seek out writing that tries to do something new with style, tries to expand the bounds of expression and Jabes succeeds to a rare degree here. Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. The Book of Questions, II. Very simply, I am always reading this book. It darts around the story of Sarah and Yukel, a young couple, possibly living, possibly already dead, who have been separated jabea the concentration camps df World War II, but whose plight surprisingly feels secondary compared to their attempts — and the attempts of innumerable ancient rabbis — to make sense of the world around them on a much greater scale.


Highly recommend to people who like prose poetry and can stand wandering around lost in a forest of phrases. What is this work that moves at the margins of definition, the margins of the book? Experience it, and yourself, in and as this wound. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. To access your account information you need efmond be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be.

Reb Jeff says, “The seed that is the sky opens the ground where Yukel got confused by the water which ripples, which proves God. I am a miscarried void, the hollowest quest.

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Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or dw you reboot your computer. But it is expansive, finally enveloping the e world, too. While I’m so entirely sick of writing about writing seriously writers, no one else cares Kristen rated it it was amazing May 08, Jun 23, David Wallace rated it it was amazing.

Dylan rated it really liked it Feb 24, Sep 22, NhaThuyen rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is probably the most important book I’ve read so far this year. He began publishing in French at an early age, and was made a Knight of the Legion of Honor in for his literary accomplishments.


Oh Jabes, my hero. Be the first to ask a question about The Book of Questions. As long as our words keep their edmoond we have a soul. I am wary to say it, but perhaps I simply cannot grasp much of the genius that is going on here; ermond it is my lacking knowledge of Judaism and Kabbalistic mythology, or perhaps I’m just dense with this one.

May 27, Adam rated it it was amazing. As long as our utterances keep their sound we have a voice. Paperbackpages.

A meditation on language and its meaning for the Jewish people. Sep 28, Michal Schwartz rated it really liked it. Every work is a hymn from the other side of memory to a memory that is spellbound.

There’s a lot of great one-liners throughout and one really gets the lost and There’s always something interesting about Deconstructive post-modern literature, particularly how it reveals the disjointed realities of the contemporary day.

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The Book of Questions II. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Open Preview See a Problem? An infinitely expanding parade of quotable rabbis, lbro story of Sarah and Yukel, ruminations on exile, on ambivalence toward God, on words, on the power of the Book.