The Chosen is a young adult fantasy novel written by Chaim Potok. The book was published in 1967, and it was one of the author’s most popular works. It won several awards, including the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature in 1968.
Novel follows the story of Danny Saunders, a Jewish teenager living in New York City during the 1940s. He lives with his mother and father in an apartment building on Essex Street, which is home to many other Jews who have fled Europe during World War II. Danny’s father is a rabbi at their synagogue, where he teaches Torah.
The story begins when Danny receives a letter from his grandfather telling him that he needs to come home because something bad has happened. When he arrives at his grandparents house, they tell him that they were attacked by demons while they were out shopping in town, and they want him to find out what happened. They also tell him about the Order, and how it has protected humanity for thousands of years against these creatures known as demons. Danny’s parents disappeared when he was just born, so he decides to join up with an order agent named Rohan who teaches him how to fight demons and protect himself against them. He also learns how to use his powers as well as communing with other animals in order to help him on his quest against evil forces.
The Chosen is a thrilling adventure that will keep readers on the edge of their seats from beginning to end. It is the first book in a planned trilogy, and readers will be eagerly awaiting the next installment. The Chosen is a must-read for fans of fantasy and adventure novels.