The Lion Seeker has ratings and reviews. Steven said: Kenneth Bonert writes in the Acknowledgements supplement to this powerful novel about his. In the tradition of the great immigrant sagas, The Lion Seeker brings us Isaac Helger, son of Lithuanian Jewish immigrants, surviving the streets of Johannesburg. A powerful family saga, The Lion Seeker is a thrilling ride through the life of Isaac Helger, from redheaded hooligan on the streets of Johannesburg to striving.
Before World War II, numerous Jewish emigrants left Lithuania for South Africa. In his debut novel, Kenneth Bonert tells the story of a family. The Lion Seeker by Kenneth Bonert book review. Click to read the full review of The Lion Seeker in New York Journal of Books. Review written. The Lion Seeker is astonishingly mature, admirably incautious and moves with the sleight-of-hand of the born artist.
Review by Jane Wallerstein. This powerful novel tells how a hard-driving mother toughens her son up to fight his way out of poverty in South Africa. Read "The Lion Seeker" by Kenneth Bonert with Rakuten Kobo. A brawny, brilliant debut novel about the epic struggles of an immigrant son in a darkening world. Summary and reviews of The Lion Seeker by Kenneth Bonert, plus links to a book excerpt from The Lion Seeker and author biography of Kenneth Bonert. The Lion Seeker by Kenneth Bonert, a young Toronto writer, adds to the unique diversity in Canadian literature. Not only do we now have.