The History of Love: A Novel

⊀  Format Kindle Read ᥭ The History of Love: A Novel  ⊶ Book Author Nicole Krauss ⋕ ⊀ Format Kindle Read ᥭ The History of Love: A Novel ⊶ Book Author Nicole Krauss ⋕ Nicole Krauss s The History of Love is a hauntingly beautiful novel about two characters whose lives are woven together in such complex ways that even after the last page is turned, the reader is left to wonder what really happened In the hands of a less gifted writer, unraveling this tangled web could easily give way to complete chaos However, under Krauss s watchful eye, these twists and turns only strengthen the impact of this enchanting book The History of Love spans of period of over 60 years and takes readers from Nazi occupied Eastern Europe to present day Brighton Beach At the center of each main character s psyche is the issue of loneliness, and the need to fill a void left empty by lost love Leo Gursky is a retired locksmith who immigrates to New York after escaping SS officers in his native Poland, only to spend the last stage of his life terrified that no one will notice when he dies I try to make a point of being seen Sometimes when I m out, I ll buy a juice even though I m not thirsty Fourteen year old Alma Singer vacillates between wanting to memorialize her dead father and finding a way to lift her mother s veil of depression At the same time, she s trying to save her brother Bird, who is convinced he may be the Messiah, from becoming a 10 year old social pariah As the connection between Leo and Alma is slowly unmasked, the desperation, along with the potential for salvation, of this unique pair is also revealed The poetry of her prose, along with an uncanny ability to embody two completely original characters, is what makes Krauss an expert at her craft But in the end, it s the absolute belief in the uninteruption of love that makes this novel a pleasure, and a wonder to behold Gisele TouegStarred Review The last words of this haunting novel resonate like a pealing bell He fell in love It was his life This is the unofficial obituary of octogenarian Leo Gursky, a character whose mordant wit, gallows humor and searching heart create an unforgettable portrait Born in Poland and a WWII refugee in New York, Leo has become invisible to the world When he leaves his tiny apartment, he deliberately draws attention to himself to be sure he exists What s really missing in his life is the woman he has always loved, the son who doesn t know that Leo is his father, and his lost novel, called The History of Love, which, unbeknownst to Leo, was published years ago in Chile under a different man s name Another family in New York has also been truncated by loss Teenager Alma Singer, who was named after the heroine of The History of Love, is trying to ease the loneliness of her widowed mother, Charlotte When a stranger asks Charlotte to translate The History of Love from Spanish for an exorbitant sum, the mysteries deepen Krauss Man Walks into a Room ties these and other plot strands together with surprising twists and turns, chronicling the survival of the human spirit against all odds Writing with tenderness about eccentric characters, she uses earthy humor to mask pain and to question the universe Her distinctive voice is both plangent and wry, and her imagination encompasses many worlds Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved. 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    • Format Kindle
    • The History of Love: A Novel
    • Nicole Krauss
    • Anglais
    • 12 May 2016
    • 272 pages

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