Gary Selikow

 
Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,200
Helpful votes received on reviews: 68% (1,696 of 2,508)
Location: Great Kush
Birthday: 24 Dec
In My Own Words:
Zionist , Monarchist , Communitarian, defender of the nation-state and national self-determination for every nation, Supporter of social-market economy, economically centrist, Anti-Communist , Anti-anti-imperialist, anti-Revolutionary and opposed to Communism, Revolutionary Leftism, Nazism, Totalitarianism, Anti-Semitism/Anti-Zionism, , Internationalism and above all political correctness.

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Interests
Israel, Spirituality, books, music, movies , animals , 1970s, travel ,parapsychology, art, rock music (especially from the 1970's and 80's), space , nature, the sea , history , fantasy mythology, parapsychology.
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,200 - Total Helpful Votes: 1696 of 2508
Daniel Deronda (Wordsworth Classics) by George Eliot
Daniel Deronda centres around several characters. It relates to an intersection of Jewish and Gentile society in 19th century England. With references to Kaballah, Jewish identity and the return of the Jews to the Land of Israel. Gwendolen Harleth a spoiled but poised and spirited of a family of recently impoverished English gentry enters into a loveless marriage for money, with the cold Mr Grandcourt., but soon sickens of his emotional sadism. The novel centres around Gwendolen as much as it does around Daniel Deronda. It takes us through the lives of both major character's pasts ., before joining the two narratives into the present so to speak.
Daniel Deronda is the adopted son of an… Read more
A Mighty Heart - The Daniel Pearl Story by Mariane Pearl
A moving and absorbing real life account of the last months of Daniel Pearl and how his wife Marianne dealt with being in Pakistan after Daniel was kidnapped by Islamic terrorists. A window into the mind of the terrorists and jihadis who plague the world , whether it be the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan ruling the areas under their control with terror, Hamas and Islamic Jihad targeting Israel's
civilian population , Islamists killing Buddhists in Burma or killing Christians in Nigeria, Iran's atrocities against women or Islamics in Britain waging a rape and sex slavery jihad against British children

While we know the outcome of the kidnapping in Daniel's death… Read more
Woodsmoke by Eileen D Frost
Woodsmoke by Eileen D Frost
5.0 out of 5 stars A delightful story, 18 July 2014
A wonderful book both for young people and those who mare interested in life in Britain during the Second World War.
Portsmouth 1943: Twelve year Billy Parkin and his sister Jess are machined gunned near their Portsmouth home by a Luftwaffe guner plane , Shortly afterwards Bill and Jess's best friends are killed in a German bombing

His parents decide to rent a converted railway carriage in the nearby village of Longdean and this book tells of the adventures, and relations of Billy, and his two sisters to the people of the village.
From Billy's membership in a youth club that raises money for the war effort and for Clementine Churchill's aid to Russia charity , as well… Read more

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