Here is a classic novel about the unlikely friendship that develops between two boys in 1940s Brooklyn. Reuven Malther is a secular Jew with an intellectual, Zionist father; Danny Saunders is the brilliant son and rightful heir to a Hasidic rebbe. Together they navigate the emotional terrain of adolescence and the demands of family, and a crisis of faith when stories of the Holocaust begin to emerge on the shores of America. The Chosen is a profound, deeply moving story of fathers and sons . . . and of the enduring power of love.
I had to read this book for school, and I was so mad when my teacher assigned us this book, because until half way through the book I hated it! Then I finally realized that "Hey, this book isn't so bad." So I finished it and I really liked it. The meaning behind the story was really good, and I made me think about my past, I became really good friends with one of my enemies once.
I really think it is super funny that Hayz could enjoy this book, while I wanted to rip it to pieces and then burn those pieces.
I felt this book lacked a lot of things that books need in order to make them half way decent.
Personally, I wouldn't ever recommend this book to anyone, I'm not one who is big on torture by books, but if you are feeling masochistic (