[PDF KINDLE] São Tome Journey to the Abyss Portugal's Stolen Children author Paul D. Cohn

Ure But soon the book s hero discovers that his suffering is little compared to a greater suffering that of the Tribal Population Of West Africa population of West Africa by the Portuguese and Spanish slavers As best he can he befriends the Africans brought to the island and strives to combat the growing black slave tradeEnduring many hardships and personal tragedies Saulo eventually prospers as a sugar planter yet never wavers in his attempts to combat slavery At the novel s end there is an amazing and unexpected twist both heartwarming and tragic a surprise that is logical and secretly embedded in the story Sao Tome is a remarkable read an historically informative page a remarkable read an historically informative page If I had a best seller list it would be at the top I highly recommend Sao Tome by Paul D Cohn Well done uniue storyExcellent narrative that brings to light this painful and little nown chapter of the expulsioninuisition on the Iberian peninsula Detailed description gives the reader vicarious experience of main character This book is well researched original and compelling historical fiction at its best I picked up this book to check off Sao Tome on my around the world reading adventure and a world I neve I just finished reading

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Tome and it not only good reading but educational as well I was tickled to acuire an advance copy of the seuel The Cantora These historical fictions should be a must read for those interested in the history of the Spanish Inuisition Now I am hoping Paul Cohn gives us a third book as we are left wondering what the future holds for Leah and Yema I am amazed at anyone taking on the daunting task of writing a historical novel Paul Cohn did this explaining a part of history that had been hidden From the steal. And shipped 4000 miles to the West African islandStellar Pre Publication Reviews for Paul Cohn's São ToméSão Tomé a powerful story I admired the strength and confidence in the writing The setting and characters are richly drawn and I especially enjoyed the vivid details that make the unfolding events resonate sharply with the reader riveting Michael Peitsch Sr Vice PresidentPublisher Little Brown CoA potent mix of characters and action Paul Cohn's São Tomé is historical fiction at its finest Sid Gustafson Prisoners of Flight São Tomé great research emotionally powerful the drama is terrific I got hooked Carl Lennertz Vice President HarperCollins Publishers São Tomé is rich and potent depict. ,

Ing of Jewish children from their families the voyage through shark infested waters to the unrelenting jungle and shores of Africa Saulo the main character tells the horrible tale of these children all at the hands of the Catholics This is just another example of torture abuse and starvation all the in the name of religion Thank you for "SHARING YOUR HARD WORK RESEARCHING YET ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF "your hard work researching yet another example of s inhumanity to man Speaking of behavior of people to people does anyone On Hitler's Mountain Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood PS know who the author s oldest daughter is It s been several years since I read this book and I still think about it S o Tom is a tale based on a littlenown fact that about the time Columbus was trying to set out to prove the world round Jewish children were being idnapped in Portugal and sent on slave ships to S o Tom haven for malaria If they survived the trip these youngsters were forced to convert to Catholicism and work on sugar plantations plagued by disease and brutal conditions Based on this information Paul Cohn has created an incredible world wherein one of those Jewish has created an incredible world wherein one of those Jewish Marco Saulo actually manages not only to stay alive but to thrive under the impossible conditions This is an important work that shows like no other how far reaching and menacing the Portugese Crown and Catholic Church really were involved even in the black slave trade that would have historical ripple effects to this day Compelling rich powerfulI might add that the pacing is great the plot moves steadily the voice strong clear beautiful Also Cohn did a remarkable job of presenting the Jewish customs and religion naturally He explains things about Christianity and Islamic beliefs without sounding the least bit authorial Always in complete character. Ed with impressive authority throughout Leigh Feldman Darhansoff Verrill Feldman Darhansoff Verrill Literary AgencyAbout the authorPaul Cohn became intrigued with the story of São Tomé Island after viewing Luc Cuyveres' PBS series Into the Rising Sun which chronicled the 15th and 16th Century Portuguese voyages of exploration His research revealed the compelling history of this euatorial West African island colony The beginnings and then the centerpiece for wholesale African slave trafficking the idnapping of Jewish children from the Portuguese mainland to work the Tomé sugar plantations and the corrosive influence of sugar commerce on both Europe and the Americas This was a tale to be shared with the reading public. ,
São Tome Journey to the Abyss Portugal's Stolen ChildrenSao Tome gives the reader a front row seat as it reveals the personalities politics and intrigues of late 15th Century Portugal Spain and Africa as Church and Crown connive to dominate the commerce of sugar and slavery The novel is the story seen through the eyes of its young protagonist Marcel Saulo It is exceptional from the very first page Based on historical records of the idnappings of Jewish children and their shipment to the Crown sugar plantations on Sao Tome Island the story unwinds in tantalizing complexity always surprising the reader with its deep felt personal account Marcel Saulo is indeed a maverick and runs afoul of both State and Church from the beginning DESPITE MANY TRIALS A COUPLE OF many trials a couple of are nearly fatal he eventually succeeds as a sugar planter I loved this story once I got into the book I had trouble putting it down even though I was on vacation Great story Decent historical fiction for my AtW challenge Sao Tome Marcel is clearly not the most diplomatic person but his heart is in the right place His adventures somewhat engaged me I especially liked the descriptions of food then became engrossing in the last 60 pages This fine history novel has it all The beginnings of African slavery a little nown holocaust of Jewish people in Portugal and Africa and all recorded in the protagonist s journal reminiscent of Anne Frank s The hero a Portuguese teenager Marcel Saulo is idnapped by Crown and Church and shipped along with dozens of other Jewish children to slave on the sugar plantations of Sao Tome Island off the West African euator The story recounted by the author in fast moving and dramatic settings unfolds as Saulo records the suffering that he and his fellow children end. In 1485 the Portuguese Crown and Church BEGAN TO KIDNAP JEWISH CHILDREN FORCIBLY CONVERT THE YOUNG idnap Jewish children forcibly convert the young and ship them to São Tomé Island off the African euator to work the government sugar plantations The collision of slavery sugar agriculture and discovery of The Americas transformed this island colony into the nidus of the wholesale black slave trade that infected Africa and Western commerce for the next 350 years This is a uniue and little nown chapter of the Diaspora which also reveals the Medieval Church s complicity in the business of slavery São Tomé tells the story of young Marcel Saulo and his sister Leah who were abducted with other children from their synagogue in Lisbon.

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