Ten Thousand Lovers: A Novel
Israel, 1970s. Lily, a young emigrant student exploring the wonders and terrors of her new land, finds the man of her dreams -- Ami, a former actor. Handsome, intelligent, and exciting, but like his beautiful, disintegrating country, Ami has a terrible flaw -- he is an army interrogator. As Ami and Lily's unexpected passion grows, so too does the shadow that hangs over them. They must face the unspeakable horrors of Ami's work and their uncertain future.
While set in the '70s, Ten Thousand Lovers is a brilliant and terrifyingly contemporary tale of passion, suffering, and the transcending power of love.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SqueakyChu - LibraryThing
Lily returns to Israel during the 1970’s and meets handsome Army interrogator Ami. Although attracted to him, she is never quite at ease with the situations his job demand of him. Lily tells the story ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Melanielgarrett - LibraryThing
The prose is sublime, and the exploration/uses of language had me wishing I knew Hebrew. And in many ways this novel is a tour de force. But for me, it really failed to live up to its early promise. I ... Read full review