Jaspreet Mann Kanwar is a poet, author, and storyteller. She is the author of The Road in the Sky (and other books.) I am thrilled to find her review of my novel, The Edge of Revolt:
Uvi Poznansky brings King David to life and leaves instructions that will last a lifetime.,
January 2, 2015
This review is from: The Edge of Revolt (The David Chronicles Book 3) (Kindle Edition)
‘The Edge of Revolt’ by Uvi Poznansky silently seeps into your veins and gives you a glimpse of feelings that you have yourself felt at some point in life- a disappointed father and a rebellious son entangled in the complexities of life. I was impressed by the manner in which Poznansky has deftly and artistically handled such a complex character like David with total ease and confidence. Her knowledge of the Bible is remarkable and even more powerful is her ability to transform biblical characters into one of us. I was astonished by the stunning images, the sense of disquiet and the gentle underlying sensuality of relationships. ‘Her fragrance brings back to me the sunny, warm hues of spring. The fears, the doubts flee away.....’ Such is the effect of Bathsheba not only on the one enamoured by her, but on the reader as well. The reader drifts into the poetic lines interspersed with lessons for life. This intriguing novel time travels back into the times of the glory of King David who appears to be as human as any one of us-with his flaws, with his errors & mistakes, with his sense of alienation with his own family members and with his desire to seek his own forgiveness. This volume III of ‘The David Chronicles’ not only tells a tale but also evokes a desire to delve into the mysteries of the enigmatic interiors of the Bible. Uvi Poznansky stirs the soul of the reader and ignites the desire to introspect. Honestly, the manner in which David flees his son, highlights the trauma of our turbulent times, when rebellious teenagers grow up into young people with no regard for their parents and no empathy towards their failings. Stuck between an abyss of spiritual and emotional turmoil, will David reclaim peace of mind? Will he reconcile to fate or will he emerge victorious by defying the ruthless tides of time? Read this intensely moving tale of intrigue, betrayal, courage, love, loss and hope to decode the mystery surrounding Kind David and his turbulent times. A must read for all history buffs and for those who believe that the Bible is not just a religious text but a way of life.