In the families in a remote Jewish village in Romania feel the war close in on them. At the suggestion of an girl and a mysterious stranger, the villagers decide to reinvent the world: deny any relationship with the known and start over from scratch.
One of the best Novel's I've ever read. Shantaram is an epic novel set in the underworld of India. It tells the story of escaped convict with a false passport who flees maximum security prison in Australia for the streets Bombay where he can disappear.
The Dark Backward: Gregory Hall: 9780451188502: Amazon.com: Books