Sunday December 14, 2014
“A genuinely page-turning kidnapping story that also incorporates historical, psychological, and interpretive insights into Maimonides, sibling rivalry and motherhood, as well as the increasing digital footprints we leave.”
Josie Ashkenazi is a software genius who has invented an application that tracks and records everything its users do. She is invited to an Egyptian library to act as a consultant. When she finally decides to go, despite initial hesitations, she steps into an adventure that intertwines stories from Genesis, medieval philosophy and the digital frontier as well as Egypt’s post-revolutionary chaos.