A Late Divorce

A Late Divorce

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"Anyone who has had experience of the sad and subtle ways in which human beings torment one another under license of family ties will appreciate the merits of A.B. Yehoshua's A Late Divorce." --London Review of Books A powerful story about a family--and a country --in crisis. The father of three grown children comes back to Israel to get a divorce from his wife of many years; another woman, newly pregnant, awaits him in America. Narrated in turn by each family member--husband and wife, sons and daughter, young grandson--the drama builds to a crescendo at the traditional family gathering on Passover Eve. "Each character here is brilliantly realized . . . Thank goodness for a novel that is ambitious and humane and that is about things that really matter"--New Statesman "A master storyteller whose tales reveal the inner life of a vital, conflicted nation." -- Wall Street Journal
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Product details

  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 137.16 x 203.96 x 22.1mm | 403.7g
  • San Diego, CA, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0156494477
  • 9780156494472
  • 2,266,663

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54 ratings
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2 6% (3)
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