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 *