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One Night, Markovitch (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 18/06/2015
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In the late 1930s, two men - Yaacov Markovitch, perennially unlucky in love, and Zeev Feinberg, virile owner of a lustrous moustache - are crossing the sea to marry women they have never met. They will rescue them from a Europe on the brink of catastrophe, bring them to the Jewish homeland and go their separate ways. But when Markovitch is paired with the beautiful Bella he vows to make her love him at any cost, setting in motion events that will change their lives in the most unexpected and capricious of ways. Ayelet Gundar-Goshen was born in Israel in 1982. 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. Her film scripts have won prizes at international festivals, including the Berlin Today Award and the New York City Short Film Festival Award. OneNight, Markovitch, her first novel, won the Sapir Prize for best debut.

Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 9781782271635
Number of pages: 384
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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“An Interesting Little Tale”

First off, this book is very funny in parts and talks about sex a lot. If that will be an issue for you, you won't enjoy it!

It's an interesting story with many little sidetracks and diversions, but for me... More

Paperback edition
29th June 2015
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“Wonderful debut”

This is a wonderful debut about two men who are crossing the sea to marry women they have never met, to help them escape war-torn Europe for the Jewish homeland. One is a lover of many women but wants to return home,... More

Paperback edition
8th June 2015
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“A seductive tale of love and loathing in Eretz Israel of the 1930s and '40s”

This vibrant tale of two Jewish men and their arranged wartime marriages is both funny and moving, and you will be bowled over by the author’s wit and panache even as you grieve for her characters: passionate,... More

Paperback edition
25th June 2015
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