Pain

Pain

Book - 2019
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A powerful, astute novel that exposes how old passions can return, testing our capacity to make choices about what is most essential in life. Ten years after she was seriously injured in a terrorist attack, the pain comes back to torment Iris. But that is not all: Eitan, the love of her youth, also comes back into her life. Though their relationship ended many years ago, she was more deeply wounded when he left her than by the suicide bomber who blew himself up next to her. Iris's marriage is stagnant. Her two children have grown up and are almost independent; she herself has become a dedicated, successful school principal. Now, after years without passion and joy, Eitan brings them back into her life. But she must concoct all sorts of lies to conceal her affair from her family, and the lies become more and more complicated. Is this an impossible predicament, or on the contrary a scintillating revelation of the many ways life's twists and turns can bring us to a place we would never have expected to be?
Publisher: New York : Other Press, [2019]
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781590510926
1590510925
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: 356 pages ; 22 cm

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Oct 31, 2019

regrets, the life you almost had. Suggested in the Literary Translators group

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