Claude Campbell, a former English professor at the City University of New York, lives in Kodak, Tennessee, near Knoxville.
A curious fantasy [that] mingles metaphysics and grim reality. Kirkus Will intrigue and entrance...a powerful and readable tale. -- Pat MacEnulty South Florida Sun-Sentinel, (Ft. Lauderdale) The chapters...are filled with evocative prose and solid storytelling -- John Green Booklist Whimsical fable...ironic foot for thought in the meeting of a Palestinian pacifist and an agnostic angel. The Boston Globe An original, ironic, humorous, and sometimes tragic novel of conflict in the Gaza Strip...A moving, powerful, and recommended book. Midwest Book Review Campbell's debut offers a provocative look at religion and war. For all collections. -- Melanie Duncan Library Journal A refreshing, humble and certainly welcomed insight into the Middle East...Truly heart warming, and a welcome song to bleak times all across the world. Rapport Magazine Humorous and insightful -- Adam Ismail New Strait Times, (Malaysia) ...a gentle masterpiece... -- William Demby, author of Battlecreek and Catacombs So original...provacative...stylish. -- Frank McCourt Whimsical, bittersweet...A fascinating picture of a Muslim community. Boston Herald