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On the Riviera, in Bolivia … Jewish historical fiction that travels

On the Riviera, in Bolivia … Jewish historical fiction that travels – J.

Two new coming-of-age novels set against memorable geographical and historical backdrops remind me of what I especially value in reading historical fiction: the opportunity to learn about times and places beyond the circumstances of my life. Achilles Leccia, the narrator of Adrien Goetz’s “Villa of Delirium,” is a fictional character, but the small world he …