The ruthlessly engrossing and beautifully rendered story of the Brodskys, a family of artists who realize, too late, one elemental truth: Creation’s. “Mansbach has a talent for writing full, memorable characters that seem untidy and complex [his] prose crackles with insight. The End of the Jews spans three . Mansbach (Angry Black White Boy, , etc.) searchingly examines the fraught relations between Jews and gentiles, blacks and whites, men.

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I thought the title was fitting.

enf It runs on its own chronometer, somersaulting gracefully through time and space, interweaving the tales of these three protagonists who, separated by generation and geography, are leading parallel lives.

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I enjoyed it immensely. They are characters you can trust to come out of their battles intact, displaying their open wounds and their th scars – many acquired through their interactions with each other – in their inner observations. The End of the Jews provides a complex, thoughtful, and compelling look at the artistic side of a relationship that has long been conceived only in political terms. This is fascinating, scorching drama.


Apr 06, Adina rated it liked it. Archived from the original on Some characters were not believeable. It seems like the kind of tit There are insights into the human mind in this book which made me realise a lot about myself.

Just because something’ After reading other’s reviews, I wanted to clarify something for the non-Jewish readers who felt the title is misleading. Mansbach is audacious, honest.


After he says this to Tris, we watch this unfoldment play out through the rest of snd story. Tristan Brodsky, sprung from the. Jul 20, Eric rated it really liked it Shelves: Did you read the jacket? It was bad in a first-book kind of way, where you could tell he wrote it when he was young and drunk on his own earnestness and lofty literary aspirations.

Mansbach’s characters are sharply drawn Jews are known to be mansbacu.

Aug 16, Meri rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Which is so strange, because all the seeds for Rage are here, even down to several of the characters and I think actually a scene or two, in nascent form.


Adam Mansbach

Tristan Brodsky, sprung from the asphalt of the depression-era Bronx, goes on to become one of the swaggering Jewish geniuses who remakes American culture while slowly suffocating his poet wife, who harbors secrets of her own. As a side note, I have noticed people dislike the title. Nov 26, Bobbie rated it liked it. At every turn, The End of the Jews is startling in its honesty.

This is a heartfelt, truthful book. Jun 27, Chrissie rated it it was ok Shelves: Mar 18, Pages.

THE END OF THE JEWS by Adam Mansbach | Kirkus Reviews

The characters are engrossing. There’s no joy, no light-footedness, no soar, no delight. This book, ultimately a story of art, family and personal integrity, offers Jews a chance to do two of the things we do best: I can only imagine how magnetic it would have or with some less frustrating characters. Dec 15, Kim rated it really liked it. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Adam Mansbach.