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האיש מן הצד האחר Ish min ha tsad ha aḥerMarek has never thought about the Jewish people who live in the Warsaw Ghetto near his home until he helps his stepfather smuggle food and guns through the sewer to sell there Even then he does not truly understand what it means to be isolated persecuted and faced. I got Uri Orlev's 'The Man from the Other Side' as a Christmas present from one of my favourite friends I started reading it a couple of days and couldn't stop till I finished reading it in the wee hours of the morning today The story told in the book goes like this Marek is a fourteen year old boy who lives in Warsaw with his mother and stepdad It is the time when the Second World War in on His own father was captured by the government years before the war because he was a communist and was tortured and killed Marek's stepdad Antony smuggles food and supplies to the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw He sometimes brings back babies which the Jewish people ask him to give up for adoption at the convent Antony works as a Superintendent in the department of sanitation and so knows his way around the sewers and that is how he smuggles stuff into the ghetto At some point Antony asks Marek to help him out in this While this is happening and Marek gets to know about Jewish people and their culture and their sufferings he once discovers a Jewish man at the church Jewish people are not allowed outside the ghetto and so it is clear that this man is hiding his identity Marek decides to help him What happens after that forms the rest of the story 'The Man from the Other Side' is set during the Warsaw ghetto uprising in 1943 The events of the story are woven around this historical happening The book takes us to that period and makes history come alive We see events unfolding through Marek's eyes and it is fascinating Marek has a wonderful original voice – he is at a stage in life when he is no longer a kid but he is not yet an adult and so he has a foot on both the camps We get to see the important events of this age through the eyes of this fascinating narrator and hear the story through his uniue voice I loved most of the characters in the book especially Marek our narrator Pan Jozek the Jewish man he tries helping Marek's grandmother who is anti Semitic but who undergoes a big transformation through the story Marek's mother who is a strong woman and Marek's stepfather Antony The relationship between Pan Jozek and Marek's grandmother and Marek and his stepfather are two of the most beautiful relationships depicted in the book There is a chapter in the end called 'The Jews' Finest Hour' It gave me goosebumps and it was heartbreaking and it made me cry 'The Man from the Other Side' is a beautiful book It is my last book of the year and it is one of my favourites of the year It is out of print right now I hope it comes back in print It deserves readers It is recommended reading for today's times I'll leave you with some of my favourite passages from the bookHe asked me Have you ever been to the seashore I never had It was a long way from Warsaw although my mother had promised we would go there after the war I tried to imagine the Wisla without its opposite bank the way it was on a foggy day Was that what the ocean looked like I asked Pan Jozek He said that it wasn't I remember him saying A river is a river and an ocean is an ocean Each has its own beauty its own sound its own smell I love the ocean and I love the Wisla tooSometimes he would become lucid again for only a few minutes other times for hours at a time It might even last a few days as if there was nothing wrong with him When that happened he was shocked by how much time he had lost because he couldn't remember a thing since he had last lost track of himself Everything in between was wiped out whether it was a few days a week or several weeks He would sit up and wonder what had happened to all that time and ask how t

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Compelling Kirkus Reviews pointer reviewThis is a story of individual bravery and national shame that highlights just how hopeless was the fate of the Warsaw Jews as they fought alone and heroically against the Nazi war machine School Library Journal starred revi. I think I've exhausted the good books around this topic This didn't bring anything new to the table as many other books tell this through the eyes of a child as well What am trying to say is this book still has its worth but I've read other better ones if that makes any sense

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האיש מן הצד האחר [Ish min ha-tsad ha-aḥer] Read & Download Õ 5 ¼ Marek has never thought about the Jewish people who live in the Warsaw Ghetto near his home until he helps his stepfather smuggle food and guns through the sewer to sell there Even then he does not truly understand what it meWith almost certain death at the hands of the Nazis Then Marek meets a Jewish man on the run and in helping him is thrust into the middle of an uprisingFrom the first page this grabs you like a thriller Booklist starred reviewSubtle beautifully crafted altogether. The Man on the Other Side was a very interesting story It put a good picture in my head of how the smuggling worked during the holocaust I would recommend this story to those interested in WWII