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Her film scripts have won prizes at international festivals, including the Berlin Today Award and the New York City Short Film Festival Award. Magical realism is not particularly appealing to me, but it was tolerable here and fit the story.
Although the historical context is complex: the formation of the State of Israel, the persecution of Jews, the second great war, the author focuses on common characters, their fears, traumas, desires, doubts. Je luistert naar een voorbeeld van de Audible-audio-editie. It's hard to describe this book as it is different from anything else I have read. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The novel is beautifully written, and for this reason was lovely to read, I expected to learn more about the historical period in which it was set, however this wasn't really the case as th.
A bit humorous in the beginning and very touching & serious as it develops. 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.
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen was born in Israel in 1982, and studied Psychology, Film and Screenwriting.
And considering the content of the book, that's quite an achievement. Ooh dear this was hard work. Just ordered this on Amazon.
One of the best books I have read this year so far and since not many days are left for the year to be over I will consider myself lucky if I can get another book of the same caliber this year. She holds an MA in Clinical Psychology from Tel Aviv University, has been a news editor on Israel’s leading newspaper and has worked for the Israeli civil rights movement.
Based on the blurb I imagined much of the narrative would follow a long humorous hunt across Europe for wives for the two protagonists. There was a whiff of Garcia-Marquez (sm. That wasn't the case at all - it's much more than that.
The honesty of her characters shows whycomedy can be the perfect vehicle for tragedy.
It’s written like a folk tale or a parable, which might be one reason. But the combination of complicated love set against the backdrop of the beginnings of the State of Israel kept me enthralled throughout. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The catalyst for the novel is an Israeli plan to send young men to Europe. Nog slechts 1 op voorraad (meer op komst).
But I found it absolutely captivating, even though in real life, I might not have personally liked any of the characters. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. You are listening to a sample of the Audible narration for this Kindle book. And considering the content of the book, that's quite an achievement. It's left a mark on my soul. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. May 9th 2015
Item kan niet op de lijst worden gezet. The characters are unsympathetic, which means that I didn’t particularly care what would happen to them. It took a while to get info then I was hooked. I did not expect to love this book as much as I did. Eternal themes of love and longing, sex and marriage take priority. Probeer het nog eens. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published I just read the other Goodreads reviews and saw that many were glowing. Gundar-Goshen is a storytelling voice to watch. I mean, not every book you read needs to be the most amazing thing ever - that would be exhausting - but the strongest emotion I've emerged with from this one is that it left me so completely cold. I touted it all over and encountered many, many fans. These little moments add a strange kind of beauty to the texture, reminding us that the miraculous is only a step away from the mundane.
i read Waking Lions and loved it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A brilliant writer. The author has without doubt conveyed what she meant to say. One Night, Markovitch, her first novel, won the Sapir Prize for best debut.
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Their lives and loves are uncovered relentlessly. Can't put it down. Its narrative rolls along from situation to situation with ease. All I could see in the book was love throughout, if not for someone it was for something.
It was just confusing. The characters were interesting but to me not very engaging. There were no similarities that i could discern of style or prose or characters.
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Liked the characters. 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. There is something very simple, almost biblical, about the storytelling Jewish Chronicle One Night, Markovitch is a standout debut novel that is by turn mesmerising, elegant, funny and insightful. I felt that the book was slow to get going and I had to make myself persevere with it, but by the middle of the book I was hooked and cared about the characters and what was going to happen next. Credit due to the translator as well as the writer for bringing so much colour to the English translation. There's a problem loading this menu right now. This is her first novel. We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day.
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If you can get the book and read it, consider you have done a favour to yourself. In sum, it's a beautiful, easy read with a smattering of history. Although the historical context is complex: the formation of the State of Israel, the persecution of the Jews, the second great war, the development of the characters is very well done, especially the emotional, Ayelet Gundar- Goshen focuses on common characters, their fears, traumas, wishes, doubts.
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen (Hebrew: איילת גונדר-גושן) was born in Israel in 1982 and holds an MA in Clinical Psychology from Tel Aviv University. One Night, Markovitch is an assured debut novel that concerns itself with timeless themes of love and survival.
A beautiful story which reminded me of the magical realism of Laura Esquivel and Isabel Allende's early work, as well as the Israeli writers Meir Shalev and Shifra Horn, but this time taking place during the formative years of Israel. But I found it absolutely captivating, even though in real life, I might not have personally liked any of the characters.
All are waiting for something: whether it's a woman on the shoreline, seeking her husband; or Yaacov, waiting for his wife to love him. I've read both of Gundar-Goshen's books, WAKING LIONS and LIAR, and had heard that ONE NIGHT, MARKOVITCH, her first novel, did not match up to them. This book had moments of beautifully poetic writing and utterly heart rending scenarios that left you really feeling for the characters. Very good book.
A tale of love, friendship, parenthood and suffering in Israel. Two men are crossing the sea to marry women they have never met, in order to help them escape war-torn Europe for the Jewish homeland. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 26, 2019. Main One Night, Markovitch. The characters, every one, are humorously and meticulously drawn, from the European refugees to the adolescent misfits, each with his or her own deep felt sense of alienation. Translated from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston into prose that is wry, ironically tinged and poignant, the novel follows the friendship between two men, Yaacov Markovitch and Zeev Feinberg, and shows how their lives are shaped not only by their own impulses but by larger historical and political forces.
I mean, not every book you read needs to be the most amazing thing ever - that would be exhausting - but the strongest emotion I've emerged with from this one is that it left me so completely cold. Very good book. We’d love your help. Her debut novel. Men and women smash together, scorching each other, sometimes fatally, with the intensity of their desires.
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