The Remains of Love: A Novel

The Remains of Love: A Novel


Hemda Horovitz is nearing the tip of her lifestyles. As she lies in mattress in Jerusalem, stories from the previous flood her strategies: her adolescence 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 well by no means love adequate, and the opposite whom she enjoyed too much.

Avner, the liked baby, has grown as much as be a heavy, anguished guy, dissatisfied by way of his paintings and trapped in a loveless marriage. whilst traveling his mom within the clinic, he witnesses a loyal couple's ultimate moments jointly; after the man's loss of life Avner turns into captivated with discovering the girl, and an odd and gentle dating unfolds.

Dina, Hemda's daughter, has set aside her occupation which will supply her teenage daughter, Nitzan, the heat she by no means obtained from her personal mom. yet Nitzan is retreating from her, and Dina is conquer via a longing to undertake one other child―a longing that, if fulfilled, might damage her fragile family.

Zeruya Shalev's electrifying new novel is right away a meditation at the nation of recent Israel and a profound exploration of family members, craving, compromise, and the insistent pull of the past.

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