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One Night, Markovitch (2012)

by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

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I loved and hated this book at the same time. It frustrated me in the beginning and I almost put it down but I became so caught up in the story that I couldn't let it go. I'm glad I kept reading because it was a good story, even though it repeatedly broke my heart. ( )
  BuffyBarber | Jun 5, 2016 |
This is a fable for the 21st century, and Gundar-Goshen a writer whose dexterity proclaims her one to watch.
 

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Even a fist was once an open palm with fingers. Yehuda Amichai
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For Yoav.
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Yaakov Markovitch wasn't ugly.
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Zeev Feinberg - lover of many women and proud owner of a lustrous moustache - yearns to return home, to a girl whose skin is sweet with the smell of oranges. For Yaacov Markovitch, however, who no woman has ever looked at twice, his fake marriage is the beginning of a lifelong obsession. As he vows to make his beautiful bride, Bella, love him - and she determines to break free - their changing fortunes take them through war, upheaval, terrible secrets, tragedy, joy and loss. Vital, funny and tender, One Night, Markovitch brilliantly fuses personal lives and epic history in an unforgettable story of endless, hopeless longing and the desperate search for love.… (more)

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