The History of Love
A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son, and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he s still alive. But it wasn't always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book Sixty years later and half a world away, fourteen-year-old Alma, who was named after a character in that book, undertakes an adventure to find her namesake and save her family. With virtuosic skill, and soaring imaginative power, Nicole Krauss gradually draws these stories together toward a climax of extraordinary depth and beauty. Vertiginously exciting. New York Times At least as heartbreaking as it is hilarious. Washington Post Krauss writers like an angel. Guardian One of the most passionate vindications of the written word in recent fiction. It takes one s breath away. Spectator It restores your faith in fiction. It restores all sorts of faith Ali Smit It s the sort of book that makes life bearable after all. Miami Herald Nicole Krauss has been hailed by theNew York Times as one of America s most important novelists. She is the author of the international bestseller Great House, a finalist for the National Book Award, and Man Walks Into a Room. Her books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. "
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Wonderful Love StoryUser Review - ArielsMisery - Borders
I read this story some years ago and truly fell in love with it. It has memorable quotes and a love story that stays with you for a long time. I really liked it and recommend it to anyone. Read full review
His Story of LoveUser Review - oldtom - Overstock.com
In spite of my 5 star rating there are 2 negatives1 Familiarity with Jewish culture helps occasionally there is an explanation.2 In general each chapter starts with a one of the characters narrating ... Read full review