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The book is an outstanding and in depth examination of the way Jews are constructed in Western culture. I highly recommend buying the printed book. The audible narration of this book, however, is simply atrocious. The narrator doesn't sound like he understands what he is reading. The intonation is completely wrong, and his tone of voice is extremely irritating and mechanical. This is a complex book with rich examples and requires more sophisticated tone modulation. This narrator sounds computer generated. Don't buy the audible version of this book.
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A sweeping history of Western thought that points to the Jews as being "the others." The author cites example after example of how leading intellectuals and theologians blamed "Jewish influence" for corrupt behavior or ideals. I learned some fascinating things - but I don't believe I heard the whole story here. I'm a Jew who is struggling to understand more about anti-semitism. This book was a step in the right direction. Unfortunately, the narrator speaks too quickly for my taste. He also brings a slight tone of condescension - although the author also contributes to this tone. To be fair, the author also displays a sardonic sense of humor on occasion - which helps the listener navigate through this challenging subject.