A Bend in the Stars



For fans of All the Light We Cannot See andThe Women in the Castle comes a riveting literary novel that is at once an epic love story and a heart pounding journey across WWI era Russia, about an ambitious young doctor and her scientist brother in a race against Einstein to solve one of the greatest mysteries of the universe.In Russia, in the summer of 1914, as war with Germany looms and the Czar s army tightens its grip on the local Jewish community, Miri Abramov and her brilliant physicist brother, Vanya, are facing an impossible decision Since their parents drowned fleeing to America, Miri and Vanya have been raised by their babushka, a famous matchmaker who has taught them to protect themselves at all costs to fight, to kill if necessary, and always to have an escape plan But now, with fierce, headstrong Miri on the verge of becoming one of Russia s only female surgeons, and Vanya hoping to solve the final puzzles of Einstein s elusive theory of relativity, can they bear to leave the homeland that has given them so much Before they have time to make their choice, war is declared and Vanya goes missing, along with Miri s fianc Miri braves the firing squad to go looking for them both As the eclipse that will change history darkens skies across Russia, not only the safety of Miri s own family but the future of science itself hangs in the balance Grounded in real history and inspired by the solar eclipse of 1914 A Bend in the Stars offers a heartstopping account of modern science s greatest race amidst the chaos of World War I, and a love story as epic as the railways crossing Russia. New Download A Bend in the Stars Author Rachel Barenbaum For Kindle ePUB or eBook – mauritiusholidayvillas.co.ukA Bend in the Stars

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  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages
  • A Bend in the Stars
  • Rachel Barenbaum
  • 17 November 2017
  • 1538746263

10 thoughts on “A Bend in the Stars

  1. says:

    I read this beautifully crafted, intelligent novel in one weekend, consumed by Miri s courage, Vanya s ambition, the twists of loyalty and sacrifice, the sting of betrayal, the wrenching pain of star crossed love In thrilling detail, Barenbaum takes readers on a journey that is both quest and cat and mouse game, crisscrossing 1914 Russia by foot and rail with danger at every turn, as Vanya races to the center line of a total eclipse in search of scientific proof among the stars of gravity s eff I read this beautifully crafted, intelligent novel in one weekend, consumed by Miri s courage, Vanya s ambition, the twists of loyalty and sacrifice, the sting of betrayal, the wrenching pain of star crossed love In thrilling detail, Barenbaum takes readers on a journey that is both quest and cat and mouse game, crisscrossing 1914 Russia by foot and rail with danger at every turn, as Vanya races to the center line of a total eclipse in search of scientific...

  2. says:

    I was fortunate to have the chance to read an ARC of A Bend in the Stars and as soon as I started reading it, I couldn t put it down The story is set in early 20th century Russia and is so well researched, the reader practically feels like you are there in Kiev The beautifully vivid writing draws the reader in you can almost smell the strawberry jam as Babushka scoops it into her tea Then there is the race for scientific discovery, with the alluring character of Einstein lurking ever in...

  3. says:

    A Bend in the Stars is easily my favorite book that I ve read this year hence the 5 star rating I m giving it It will be hard for any other books to bethoroughly loved in 2019 If you read and loved For All The Things We Cannot See, then this is another must read You won t be disappointed Believe it or not, this is Rachel Barenbaum s debut book She brings us to Russia and introduces us to the brother sister duo Miri and Vanya Russia is on the brink of war with Germany Things aren t A Bend in the Stars is easily my favorite book that I ve read this year hence the 5 star rating I m giving it It will be hard for any other books to bethoroughly loved in 2019 If you read and loved For All The Things We Cannot See, then this is another must read You won t be disappointed Believe it or not, this is Rachel Barenbaum s debut book She brings us to Russia and introduces us to the brother sister duo Miri and Vanya Russia is on the brink of war with Germany Things aren t easy, especially for science based practices This makes things difficult for Miri, who practices as a surgeon rare for women at this time , and Vanya, a physicist competing with the famous Albert Einstein to explain relativity Their practices bring many challenges and critiques, and with conscription brewing, their lives are turned upside down When Vanya goes missing, Miri is forced to face reality and fig...

  4. says:

    I was completely swept away by this novel, transported into pre World War I Russia and the struggles and hopes of the charismatic siblings, Miri and Vanya Abramov, as they attempted to make scientific history and escape the anti semitism and violence of pre revolutionary Russia With impressive but never heavy handed research, Barenbaum builds a world of intellectualism, scientific discovery, feminism, beauty, romance, violence and hatred and illuminates the complexities of Russian Jewish life b I was completely swept away by this novel, transported into pre World War I Russia and the struggles and hopes of the charismatic siblings, Miri and Vanya Ab...

  5. says:

    What an adventure Through war, angry mobs, desparate train rides, I felt the excitement of the race, and the fear, love, and loss along the way This is a great read I can t wait to share it with my friends and family.

  6. says:

    Title A Bend in the StarsSeries StandaloneAuthor Rachel BarenbaumRelease date May 14, 2019Cliffhanger NoGenre historical fiction A Bend in the Stars is a sweeping epic portrait of the devastation and desperation of war This story does not read like it came from a novice writer, far from it If I hadn t known this was a debut novel beforehand, I would have expected this kind of talent from a seasoned author with years of honing their craft under their belt Once I got past situating myself Title A Bend in the StarsSeries StandaloneAuthor Rachel BarenbaumRelease date May 14, 2019Cliffhanger NoGenre historical fiction A Bend in the Stars is a sweeping epic portrait of the devastation and desperation of war This story does not read like it came from a novice writer, far from it If I hadn t known this was a debut novel beforehand, I would have expected this kind of talent from a seasoned author with years of honing their craft under their belt Once I got past situating myself in the beginning, I was flying through the book for the majori...

  7. says:

    A rich, stunning, heartbreaking debut grounded in history The science blew my mind and the love story broke my heart

  8. says:

    This was amazing I can t recommend preordering this one enough I ll be posting my full review soon Thank you to the author, publicist, and Grand Central Publishing for the early copy for review.

  9. says:

    Wow If you like smart historical fiction with bracing adventure, this one is for you A Bend in the Stars will take you to places you ve never seen and introduce you to characters with their backs up against a history you may not know Russia on the verge of WWI the sparkling cities, the frozen steppe, the ramshackle ghettoes, the universities and hospitals it s all here, as seen through the eyes of a Jewish sister and brother struggling to make their mark in a society that considers them, Wow If you like smart historical fiction with bracing adventure, this one is for you A Bend in the Stars will take you to places you ve never seen and introduce you to characters with their backs up against a history you may not know Russia on the verge of WWI the sparkling cities, the frozen steppe, the ramshackle ghettoes, the universities and hospitals it s all here, as seen through the eyes of a Jewish sister and brother struggling to make their mark in a society that considers them, at best, to be useful At worst I don t have to tell you Vanya, the brother, is a brilliant physicist on the cusp of a discovery that will out Einstein even Einstein he is desperate to prove his theory, but that will involve traveling incognito across Russia, pursued by soldiers and rivals, to phot...

  10. says:

    Thank you to netgalley and Grand Central Publishing for my free review copy.A Bend in the Stars is a epic historical fictional novel set in Russia at the cusp of WWI Although, It has so muchcomplexity that It s smart, and heartfelt and at a lot of times heartbreaking This tale is sweeping and complex, and I took my time with it because, I think it s one of those stories that engrosses you so much, that you can t help but put it down and think for a little whileIt was refreshing to re Thank you to netgalley and Grand Central Publishing for my free review copy.A Bend in the Stars is a epic historical fictional novel set in Russia at the cusp of WWI Although, It has so muchcomplexity that It s smart, and heartfelt and at a lot of times heartbreaking This tale is sweeping and complex, and I took my time with it because, I think it s one of those stories that engrosses yo...

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