3 edition of Jerusalem poker found in the catalog.
Also published: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1978.
|Statement||by Edward Whittemore.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||405|
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Jerusalem Poker is a wonderful fantasy that brings together an Irish fugative gun-runner, a salesman of mummy dust and a garlic-cruching son of an international banking family in a friendly game of poker, and tells their stories by turn/5(12).
Jerusalem Poker book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On the last day of Decemberthree men sat down to a game of p /5. Jerusalem is a novel by British author Jerusalem poker book Moore, wholly set in and around the author's home town of Northampton, ing elements of historical and supernatural fiction and drawing on a range of writing styles, the author describes it as a work of "genetic mythology".
Published inJerusalem took a decade to write. The novel is Jerusalem poker book into three Books, "The Boroughs Author: Alan Moore. The Paperback of the Jerusalem Poker by Edward Whittemore at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down Author: Edward Whittemore.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxx, pages ; 23 cm. Series Title: Jerusalem quartet, v Responsibility: by Edward. The premise of this book is excellent; a Christian, Jew and Muslim play poker for twelve years to determine who gains control over Jerusalem.
Where the plot lost me was the digressions into the extended metaphorical references to various historical villains whom have vied for control over the Middle East, but failed miserably. Read/Download the Jerusalem Poker Prologue here. (It is missing from the Old Earth Books 1st edition, and also from the Open Road Media eBook edition) "Comedy, horror, wit, tragedy, erudition, and breathtaking imagination and it is romantic, as great fantasy dressed in.
The second book of the Jerusalem Quartet, in which the fate of the Holy City is determined by an epic poker game played in the back of a Jerusalem antiques shop On New Year's Eve,three men sit down to a poker game.
The Great Jerusalem Poker Game, as it's eventually known, continues for the next twelve years—the players unwilling to. I've read the first two books of this collection (Sinai Tapestry and Jerusalem Poker).
They have a lot of the charm and weirdness of magical realism, and they have that rambling quality that makes you feel like you are listening to an old story teller rather than reading a book with a plot/5(1). However much one may have admired the inventive flair and narrative verve of Whittemore's historical merry-go-round, Sinai Tapestry, it's not easy to extend an enthusiastic welcome to this long sequel, especially when informed that it's but #2 in a projected ""Jerusalem Quartet."" Not that Whittemore's imagination has waned.
His central image here is vividly, existentially. Buy a cheap copy of Jerusalem Poker book by Edward Whittemore. On the last day of Decemberthree enigmatic men -- Cairo Martyr, a blue-eyed African who controls the Middle Easts supply of aphrodisiac mummy dust; Free shipping over $ Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Jerusalem poker by Edward Whittemore; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction in English, Poker players, Poker, Fiction. The second book of the Jerusalem Quartet, in which the fate of the Holy City is determined by an epic poker game played in the back of a Jerusalem antiques shop. On New Year’s Eve,three men sit down to a poker game.
Jerusalem Poker (The Jerusalem Quartet Book 2) eBook: Whittemore, Edward: : Kindle StoreReviews: 4. Jerusalem Poker is a book that will certainly benefit from re-reading. It’s not an easy piece of fiction to get through but it is one of the more satisfying novels I’ve yet to come across and one that few who've read it will be able to forget.
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Bruce gave the title and said it was named after a book. Bruce: [quote] "I went there [Jerusalem] for a short time last spring, in Easter actually. The second book of The Jerusalem Quartet, Jerusalem Poker, was also roughly received by some.
Harper's Magazine praised this novel as well as its "amplification" of the previous one. On the other hand, science fiction author and critic Thomas M. Disch gave Jerusalem Poker a very negative review in the Times Literary Supplement, describing.
Jerusalem Poker amplifies its predecessor, fleshing out the skeletal framework of a fabulous adventure. The second novel is redeemed and made whole by the third. For those haven't read Whittemore, he presents himself as one of the last.
He emerges forty years later as an Arab holy man and anthropologist, now the author of a massive study of Levantine sex—and the secret owner of the Ottoman Jerusalem Poker, on New Year's Eve,three men sit down to a poker game. The Great Jerusalem Poker Game, as it's eventually known, continues for the next twelve years.