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By J. SerVaas Williams

ABRAHAM AND SARAH is an intricately woven novel taken from genuine biblical and old assets, revealing the fullness and richness of religion and love opposed to a tapestry of historic civilizations. Take all that may be gleaned from the vintage narrative of Abraham and Sarah; upload the knowledge of historical and smooth historians; intersplice the wealth of the main up to date archaeological proof; and a guy and a girl of impressive skills, fact, and humanness look.

If Abraham lived in a pagan atmosphere, how did he develop into a guy of significant religion? Who was once Sarah? Is there any logical reason for her fabulous good looks that charmed and enticed kings whilst she was once on the age of seventy-five and back while she was once 90?

Archaeologist Sir C. Leonard Woolley, saw that "amongst the shadowy characters of historic heritage, Abraham sticks out as a residing character whom we will be aware of and with whom we will sympathize....and now, along this dwelling character, we discover Sarah, maybe the main impressive, but mysterious lady of all time!" ABRAHAM AND SARAH is an epic love tale, an engrossing page-turner for the a while, a needs to learn for everyone of religion.

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41 young student who travels home to find his mother married to his uncle; this uncle, an ear-specialist, had murdered the student’s father. Mr. Goodman misses the joke” (64). To return to The Tempest and Twelfth Night, there are other obvious and subtle thematic links between Nabokov’s novel and the two Shakespeare plays. Clearly, Twelfth Night, with the confusion between Viola and Sebastian (as well as the gender confusion between Viola and Cesario, her male disguise) parallels the Sebastian—“V” theme of The Real Life of Sebastian Knight.

Martin is attracted to a young woman named Sonia, who at one point remarks “they used to play football in Shakespeare’s time, too” (67). And, in a reference to one of Nabokov’s favorite passages from Othello, Martin: imagined how, after many adventures he would arrive in Berlin, look up Sonia, and, like Othello, begin to tell a story of hair breadth escapes, of most disastrous chances. (119) [Othello wins the love of Desdemona by speaking of “most disastrous chances” and “hairbreadth scapes”—1.

That “no one” lives there? What about Prospero and Miranda? What about Caliban and Ariel and the spirits? These queries lead us from the issue of “identity” to the metadramatic level of both plays.

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