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Moris Farhi

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2004

Sunday, 29 February 2004

Moris Farhi's Young Turk is a sensuous tale of love, courage and the forging of conscience, set in a multi-racial Turkey giving sanctuary to many of Europe's Jews fleeing Nazism. Richard Zimler's Hunting Midnight, part of his 'Sephardic Cycle,' tells the story of a 12- year-old Portuguese boy whose life is dramatically changed when he learns the secret of his family's Jewish identity, hidden since the Inquisition.

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Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.