High on a rooftop in the Jewish ghetto, under the light of a star-filled sky, a father speaks to his son and daughter. He speaks to them of Jewish destiny, of Hashem s promise to Avraham Avinu to make his children like the stars of the heavens. He gives them brief instructions, and then ... he vanishes.
This breathtaking novel set against the backdrop of the little-known story of Rome s Jews during the Second World War will surprise and uplift you. It is a story of despair and hope, a saga of transformation and, ultimately, rebirth.