S:03 E:36 Get Whisked away to historical places with David L Robbins, author of Isaac’s Beacon


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We’re talking about Books That Make You Get Transported to Past Ages Historical fiction can be some of the most immersive, particularly when researched well. Such tales can give us insights into different eras and areas of the world. When fiction and history come together, it can be an alchemical mix. Since 1997, David L. Robbins has published fifteen novels, been featured on the New York Times bestsellers list, and has several film options and stage plays under his belt. He’s also taught advanced creative writing at the university level for fifteen years. His latest book, “Isaac’s Beacon”, follows the lives of three memorable characters—an Irgun fighter, a young woman farmer, and an American journalist—as they collide to shape an epic narrative of love, loss, violence, and courage. David has been called “the Homer of World War II.” Now, he turns his mastery to another defining moment of the twentieth century: the birth of the state of Israel. Find out more on Books That Make You. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.