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to this day Compelling rich powerfulI might add that the pacing is great the plot this day Compelling rich powerfulI might add that the pacing is great the plot steadily the voice strong clear rich powerfulI might add that the pacing is great the plot moves steadily the voice strong clear Also Cohn did a remarkable job of presenting the Jewish customs and religion naturally He xplains things about Christianity and Islamic beliefs without sounding the least bit authorial Always in complete character It s been several years since I read this book and I still think about it I am amazed at anyone taking on the daunting task of
Writing A Historical Novel Paul a historical novel Paul did this xplaining a part of history that had been hidden From the stealing of Jewish children from their families the voyage through shark infested waters to the unrelenting jungle and shores of Africa Saulo. And shipped 4000 miles to the West African islandStellar Pre Publication Reviews for Paul Cohn's São ToméSão Tomé a powerful story I admired the strength and confidence in the writing The setting and characters are richly drawn and I Gone (Gone, especiallynjoyed the vivid details that make the unfolding Threads Of The Shroud events resonate sharply with the reader riveting Michael Peitsch Sr Vice PresidentPublisher Little Brown CoA potent mix of characters and action Paul Cohn's São Tomé is historical fiction at its finest Sid Gustafson Prisoners of Flight São Tomé great researchmotionally powerful the drama is terrific I got hooked Carl Lennertz Vice President HarperCollins Publishers São Tomé is rich and potent depict. S o Tom is a tale based on a little known fact that about the time Columbus was trying to set out to prove the world round Jewish children were being kidnapped in Portugal and sent on slave ships to S o Tom haven for malaria If they survived the trip these youngsters were forced to convert to Catholicism and work on sugar plantations plagued by disease and brutal conditions Based on this information Paul Cohn has created an incredible world wherein one of those Jewish children Marco Saulo actually manages not only to stay alive but to thrive under the impossible conditions This is an important work that shows like no other how far reaching and an important work that shows like no other how far reaching and the Portugese Crown and Catholic Church really were involved All Seated on the Ground even in the black slave trade that. In 1485 the Portuguese Crown and Catholic Church began to kidnap Jewish children forcibly convert the young conscripts and ship them to São Tomé Island off the Africanuator to work the government sugar plantations The collision of slavery sugar agriculture and discovery of The Americas transformed this island colony into the nidus of the wholesale black slave trade that infected Africa and Western commerce for the next 350 years This is a uniue and little known chapter of the Diaspora which also reveals the Medieval Church s complicity in the business of slavery São Tomé tells the story of young Marcel Saulo and his sister Leah who were abducted with other children from their synagogue in Lisbon.
characters São Tome Journey to the Abyss Portugal's Stolen ChildrenThe main character tells the horrible tale of these children all at the hands of the Catholics This is just another Untitled. example of torture abuse and starvation all the in the name of religion Thank you for sharing your hard work researching yet anotherxample of man s inhumanity to man Speaking of behavior of people to people does anyone know who the author s oldest daughter is I just finished reading Sao Tome and found it not only good reading but Wiring educational as well I was tickled to acuire an advance copy of the seuel The Cantora These historical fictions should be a must read for those interested in the history of the Spanish Inuisition Now I am hoping Paul Cohn gives us a third book as we are left wondering what the future holds for Leah and yema. d with impressive authority throughout Yema. Ed with impressive authority throughout Feldman Darhansoff Verrill Feldman Literary AgencyAbout the authorPaul Cohn became intrigued with the story of São Tomé Island after viewing Luc Cuyveres' PBS series Into the Rising Sun which chronicled the 15th and 16th Century Portuguese voyages of Against All Odds exploration His research revealed the compelling history of thisuatorial West African island colony The beginnings and then the centerpiece for wholesale African slave trafficking the kidnapping
of Jewish children from the Portuguese mainland to work the Tomé sugar plantations and the corrosive influence ofJewish children from the Portuguese mainland to work the Tomé sugar plantations and the corrosive influence of commerce on both Europe and the Americas This was a tale to be shared with the reading public.