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6 edition of What Alice knew found in the catalog.

What Alice knew

a most curious tale of Henry James & Jack the Ripper

by Paula Marantz Cohen

  • 235 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Sourcebooks Landmark in Naperville, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery,
  • Historical mystery novels,
  • Serial murder investigation,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    An invalid for most of her life, Alice James, sister to author Henry James and alienist William James, helps her brothers track Jack the Ripper.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPaula Marantz Cohen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3603.O372 W47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination341 p. ;
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24902483M
    ISBN 101402243553
    ISBN 109781402243554
    LC Control Number2010017242
    OCLC/WorldCa515412781

      JWA spoke with Alice Hoffman about her new novel, The World That We Knew, one of our Book Club picks. In The World That We Knew, Hoffman weaves a magical story set in s h the eyes of two young women and a magical golem, readers embark on a journey for survival fueled by love and companionship.   The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman has an overall rating of Positive based on 10 book reviews.3/4(10).

    Go Ask Alice is a fiction book about a teenage girl who develops a drug addiction at age 15 and runs away from home on a journey of self-destructive escapism. Attributed to "Anonymous", the book is in diary form, and was originally presented as being the edited Genre: Young adult fiction.   What I Thought I Knew is author, Alice Eve Cohens memoir into her life as a mother, wife and writer. I really liked this book more than I thought I would. I say this because memoirs are not typically my first book of choice/5.

      The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman is a story of the Holocaust. I think that sometimes you can tell more truths in a fairy tale than you can in a non-fiction book and that is true in this book. It brings to light the goodness and the evil, the hope and the despair that was Berlin and France during World War /4(62). "The World That We Knew," by Alice Hoffman. Simon & Schuster If you attend an author’s reading, you could walk away with a signed book, a brief connection with someone whose work you admire, possibly a .


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What Alice knew by Paula Marantz Cohen Download PDF EPUB FB2

What Alice Knew is an interesting look at one of history's biggest mysteries, while being very entertaining. I don't know how factual the book actually is, but I don't really care. /5(59). What Alice Knew book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Alice has a perfect life – a great job, happy kids, a wonderful hu /5. What Alice knew was a fantastic book. I was drawn into Alice's world as a painter and her relationship with her husband, mother and friends. It definitely hits home that things are not always as they seem on the surface and that small actions in your past can have a /5().

Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty works of fiction, including The World That We Knew, The Rules of Magic, The Marriage of Opposites, Practical Magic, The Red Garden, the Oprah’s Book Club selection Here on Earth, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, and The Dovekeepers.

Her most recent novel is The World That We Knew/5. What Alice Knew is a fascinating and entertaining fictionalized what if look at the Jack the Ripper Murders (sometimes referred to as the Whitechapel Murders) if the case had been solved by the three famous James siblings, William, Henry, and Alice/5.

An Amazon Best Book of September Alice Hoffman's novel is a beautiful union of history and myth in a world gone wrong. As The World That We Knew begins in Berlin in the spring ofHanni Kohn is left with no choice but to get her year-old daughter, Lea, out of Germany if she has any hope of saving her life.

Hanni will do anything to for Lea, even something as dangerous as /5(). But coming away from Alice Hoffman’s gravely beautiful new novel, “The World That We Knew,” historical fiction that transports you to Germany and. Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty works of fiction, including The World That We Knew, Practical Magic, The Rules of Magic, the Oprah’s Book Club selection Here on Earth,The Red Garden, The Dovekeepers,The Museum of Extraordinary Things, The Marriage of Opposites, and Faithful.

She lives near Boston.­/5(). The World That We Knew: A Novel by Alice Hoffman book review. Click to read the full review of The World That We Knew: A Novel in New York Journal of.

THE WORLD THAT WE KNEW by but Ava the golem is the heart of the book. Representing both fierce maternal love and the will to survive, she forces Lea and Ettie to examine their capacities to make ethical choices and to love despite impossible circumstances.

More by Alice Hoffman. BOOK REVIEW. THE RULES OF MAGIC. by Alice Hoffman BOOK. What Alice Knew is a tale of what it means to be a woman, a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister and an artist. But more than anything, it’s a story of humanity, in all it’s ugliness and beauty, and the things people are willing to do for the ones they love., Culturefly/5().

Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty works of fiction, including The World That We Knew, The Rules of Magic, The Marriage of Opposites, Practical Magic, The Red Garden, the Oprah’s Book Club selection Here on Earth, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, and The Dovekeepers.

She lives near : Simon & Schuster. What Alice Knew A Most Curious Tale of Henry James and Jack the Ripper (eBook): Cohen, Paula Marantz: An invalid for most her life, Alice James is quite used to people underestimating her, and she generally doesn't mind.

This time she is not about to let things alone. Yes, her brother Henry may be a famous author, and her other brother William a rising star in the new field of psychology.

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Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Title: What Alice Knew. Publisher: Black Swan. Date: (e-book) / (paperback) Rating: 4/5. What Alice Knew might be the hardest review I have written in regards to keeping it spoiler free.

There are so many twists that I’m tripping over myself staying quiet. This book is unpredictable. In Alice Hoffman's novel The World That We Knew, Julien, 14, escapes occupied Paris and finds temporary refuge at a rural chateau-turned-orphanage.

He. Alice Hoffman is a brilliant weaver of magic and the mundane, as many of her novels have proven over the years. In her hands, a story we think we know, from a time we think we’ve extracted every possible detail, can become a soulful new voyage into the heart of the human condition.

With her latest novel, The World That We Knew, Hoffman. In her new novel, Alice Hoffman returns to her genre of magic realism but blends it with the horrific and very real world of the Holocaust.

“The World That We Knew,” Hoffman’s 37th novel. What Alice Knew is a tale of what it means to be a woman, a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister and an artist. But more than anything, it’s a story of humanity, in all its ugliness and beauty, and the things people are willing to do for the ones they love.

★★★★ What Alice Knew was published by Black Swan on 4 May Author: Natalie Xenos. Buy the Book: Amazon, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, Bookshop, IndieBound, Books-A-Million, Hudson Booksellers, Powell's, Simon & Schuster, Target An instant New York Times and Indiebound bestseller.

Purchase an Exclusive Edition of The World That We Knew at Barnes & Noble. In Berlin in during humanity’s darkest hour, three unforgettable young women must act with courage and love to. The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman Publisher: Simon & Schuster Release Date: Septem Length: pages Amazon {A Bit of Backstory} Single Sentence Summary.

An intricate story of people not only trying to survive WWII, but also put up resistance in the French countryside, all with a touch of Alice Hoffman’s signature magic.Book description Alice has a perfect life – a great job, happy kids, a wonderful husband.

Until he goes missing one night; she receives a suspicious phone call; things don’t quite add up. Alice needs to know what’s going on. But when she uncovers the truth she faces a brutal choice. And how can she.The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman Induring humanity’s darkest hour, three unforgettable young women must act with courage and love to survive, from the New York Times bestselling author of THE DOVEKEEPERS and THE MARRIAGE OF OPPOSITES, Alice Hoffman.