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3 edition of Damascus Gate. found in the catalog.

Damascus Gate.

Ernest Raymond

Damascus Gate.

by Ernest Raymond

  • 10 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13748555M

Title The Damascus Gate, on the north, Jerusalem, Palestine Contributor Names H.C. White Co., publisher Created / Published. Books > Antiquarian & Collectible. Books > Fiction & Literature. SIGNED FIRST EDITION Franklin Library DAMASCUS GATE Robert Stone FE LEATHER. $ shipping: + $ shipping. Damascus Gate (Paperback or Softback) $ $ Free shipping. Damascus Gate Location: Houston, Texas.

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Damascus Gate book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On the cusp of the millennium, Jerusalem has become a battleground i /5. Damascus Gate by Robert Stone probably is the worst book I have ever attempt to read in my 80 years of life.

The book is not coherent and it seems that the author was not all there while trying to write the book and then he fills the book with number of unbelievable characters and looser that would be difficult to found anywhere/5(51).

Damascus Gate is rich with theme and atmosphere few writers could even attempt to capture, as Stone does, both the intense, combative spirituality of Jerusalem and the festering menace of Gaza Esquire. An Amazon Book with Buzz: "The Second Home" by Christina Clancy "A sure-footed ode to the strength of family, the depth of loss, and the /5(36).

Damascus Gate fails as a book about Jerusalem, one might say, because it is too interesting—more interesting than the city it aims to describe, or else interesting in the wrong way. “Damascus Gate” is a tale of people going to Palestine in search of fulfilment, fulfilment meaning very different things for different characters.

I am a fan of the author and certainly this novel has much to recommend it/5(36). The Damascus gate is on the north side of the old city walls of Jerusalem.

On entry to the gate, visitors would find lively market selling dry fruits, and many other things. The street it's narrow and generally crowded. Via Dolorosa, the journey of the Jesus Christ before /5().

Damascus Gate by Robert Stone probably is the worst book I have ever attempt to read in my 80 years of life. The book is not coherent and it seems that Damascus Gate. book author was not all there while trying to write the book and then he fills the book with number of unbelievable characters and looser that would be difficult to found anywhere/5(53).

damascus gate by Robert Stone ‧ RELEASE DATE: Stone’s inordinately ambitious sixth novel, which in several surface ways resembles his A Flag for Sunrise (), grapples with intractable issues of political and religious faith, compromise, and betrayal.

Damascus Gate (Arabic: باب العامود ‎, romanized: Bāb al-ʿĀmūd, Hebrew: שער שכם, Sha'ar Sh'khem) is one of the main Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is located in the wall on the city's northwest side and connects to a highway leading out to Nablus, which in the Hebrew Bible was called Shechem or Sichem, and from there, in times past, to the capital of Syria.

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“A stunning novel by a great American writer.”—Washington PostJerusalem: home to seekers, heretics, hustlers, and madmen of many faiths.

In this most fractious Free shipping over $/5(6). “Damascus Gate” is a tale of people going to Palestine in search of fulfilment, fulfilment meaning very different things for different characters.

I am a fan of the author and certainly this novel has much to recommend it. There is a promising love stor; Stone captures the character, the dedication, and the tragedy of those idealists whose /5(36). The Damascus Gate - First Century Jerusalem. Modern Image of the Damascus Gate in jerusalem. Damascus Gate is the main entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem.

It is located in the wall on the city's northwest side where the highway leads out to Nablus, and from there, in times past, to the capital of Syria, Damascus; as such, its modern English name is Damascus Gate, and its modern Hebrew. What would have made Damascus Gate better.

A plot. I listened to 1/3+ of the book before I gave up. I had no idea what was going on. Would you ever listen to anything by Robert Stone again. maybe Would you listen to another book narrated by George Guidall.

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In this most fractious city, a plot unfolds to bomb the sacred Temple Mount. Christopher Lucas, an expatriate American journalist, stumbles upon the plot while investigating religious fanatics. Entangled in the intrigue are a nightclub singer, an unstable Jewish guru, a strung-out Kabbalist seeking the messiah, and a.

Damascus Gate by Raymond, Ernest and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   It seemed to me that Jerusalem was an ideal setting for the sort of book I wanted to make Damascus Gate and the only one in which I could present characters who represented my reflections.

— Robert Stone Discussion Questions. Discuss whether and how this book changed your feelings about the situation in the Middle East/5(6).

Precise and passionate, Damascus Gate is a stunning achievement." — Philadelphia Inquirer "Damascus Gate asks enormous questions about cosmic truth—and its effect on those who think they own it—with intensity, intellectual rigor and abiding morality." — San Francisco Chronicle.

In Damascus Gate, Robert Stone attempts to explain this conundrum emotionally through a tale of ex patriot seekers living in Jeruselem.

The book's depth is often daunting--at times it's as if the author expects you to have a working knowledge of the Hebrew language and Jewish mysticism.

Damascus Gate by Robert Stone probably is the worst book I have ever attempt to read in my 80 years of life. The book is not coherent and it seems that the author was not all there while trying to write the book and then he fills the book with number of unbelievable characters and looser that would be difficult to found anywhere/5(31).The epigraph to ''Damascus Gate'' comes from Melville's long poem, ''Clarel,'' which he wrote after visiting Palestine inwhere he found nothing but mystery and dark despair.

But it was easier for Melville, writing in the 19th century, to empty Palestine of its actual inhabitants and refill the landscape with American pilgrims enacting an.In Damascus Gate, Robert Stone attempts to explain this conundrum emotionally through a tale of ex patriot seekers living in Jeruselem.

The book's depth is often daunting--at times it's as if the author expects you to have a working knowledge of the Hebrew language and Jewish mysticism.5/5(1).