Married Life

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Toby, 2007 - Fiction - 501 pages
4 Reviews
Set in Vienna in the 1920s, this is the story of the tortured marriage of Gurdweill, a Jewish intellectual, and Thea, an Austrian baroness, set against the backdrop of a city whose empire had collapsed during World War I.

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Review: Married Life (Hebrew Classics)

User Review  - maggie - Goodreads

I was so interested in the depiction of Viennese life. Poverty seemingly no barrier between shoemakers, writers, doctors and baronesses. Lots of shopping for food (no fridges) and going out to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Avi Klayman - Goodreads

Well written, deep and sad story in Wien. Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Married Life is the only novel by David Vogel, a poet, who is presumed to have died at Auschwitz during the Holocaust.

Alona Kimhi was born in Ukraine in 1966 and came to Israel with her family in 1972. She was an actress and model before beginning her career as a writer. Her first book received the ACUM Prize, and later appeared in English as Lunar Eclipse. Her novel Weeping Susannah received the Bernstein Prize in 1999, and was published in English in 2001, the same year she won the Prime Minister's Prize. Her novel Lily La Tigresse appeared in 2004, going on to become a bestseller in France and Israel.

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