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The Lover (1977)

by A. B. Yehoshua

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The author's first novel-a dreamlike story of a husband's obsessive search for his wife's lover amid the turbulence of the Yom Kippur War. "The story of the search has the elegant symmetry of a cut gem" (New Yorker). Translated by Philip Simpson.
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tante le voci che animano questo romanzo sullo sfondo di un'assolata Haifa, ancora scossa dalla guerra del 1973. ( )
  cloentrelibros | Aug 23, 2016 |
A strange book, the search for a vanished man. Somewhat inconsequential. ( )
  Miguelnunonave | Aug 8, 2013 |
A husband seeks his wife's lover who has vanished in the turbulence of Israels Yom Kipur War. (A.B Yehoshua's first novel)
  HanoarHatzioni | Jun 8, 2009 |
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For my children Sivan, Gideon and Nahum
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And in the last war we lost a lover.
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The author's first novel-a dreamlike story of a husband's obsessive search for his wife's lover amid the turbulence of the Yom Kippur War. "The story of the search has the elegant symmetry of a cut gem" (New Yorker). Translated by Philip Simpson.

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