One day, Faber‘s grandfather, who used to be a sailor and whom everybody believes to be crazy, gives him a strange gift: a carpet. It isn’t just an ordinary carpet, though. It‘s a magic carpet.
Marcia Zuckermann has created an amazing Jewish family saga that refrains from going into epic territory. It is catchy, exciting, rich in plot and surprising up to the very last page, claiming its place in the tradition of Jewish storytelling.