The Remains of Love: A Novel

The Remains of Love: A Novel


Hemda Horovitz is nearing the tip of her existence. As she lies in mattress in Jerusalem, stories from the earlier flood her options: her early life within the kibbutz spent below the gaze of her stern, pioneer father; the lake that was once her in basic terms solace; and her personal children―one she may by no means love sufficient, and the opposite whom she enjoyed too much.

Avner, the loved baby, has grown as much as be a heavy, anguished guy, disappointed through his paintings and trapped in a loveless marriage. while vacationing his mom within the health facility, he witnesses a loyal couple's ultimate moments jointly; after the man's demise Avner turns into enthusiastic about discovering the lady, and a wierd and mild courting unfolds.

Dina, Hemda's daughter, has set aside her occupation as a way to provide her teenage daughter, Nitzan, the heat she by no means acquired from her personal mom. yet Nitzan is retreating from her, and Dina is conquer by means of a longing to undertake one other child―a longing that, if fulfilled, may possibly damage her fragile family.

Zeruya Shalev's electrifying new novel is without delay a meditation at the kingdom of contemporary Israel and a profound exploration of kin, craving, compromise, and the insistent pull of the past.

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