The Remains of Love: A Novel by Zeruya Shalev
By Zeruya Shalev
Publish yr note: First released 2010
Hemda Horovitz is nearing the top of her existence. As she lies in mattress in Jerusalem, thoughts from the previous flood her techniques: her early life within the kibbutz spent lower than the gaze of her stern, pioneer father; the lake that used to be her simply solace; and her personal children—one she may possibly by no means love adequate, and the opposite whom she enjoyed too much.
Avner, the liked baby, has grown as much as be a heavy, anguished guy, upset through his paintings and trapped in a loveless marriage. while vacationing his mom within the health center, he witnesses a faithful couple's ultimate moments jointly; after the man's loss of life Avner turns into captivated with discovering the lady, and a wierd and mild courting unfolds.
Dina, Hemda's daughter, has set aside her profession as a way to provide her teenage daughter, Nitzan, the heat she by no means obtained from her personal mom. yet Nitzan is retreating from her, and Dina is triumph over through a longing to undertake one other child—a longing that, if fulfilled, may perhaps smash her fragile family.
Zeruya Shalev's electrifying new novel is straight away a meditation at the kingdom of contemporary Israel and a profound exploration of relatives, craving, compromise, and the insistent pull of the past.
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Hemda Horovitz is nearing the tip of her existence. As she lies in mattress in Jerusalem, stories from the earlier flood her ideas: her youth within the kibbutz spent less than the gaze of her stern, pioneer father; the lake that used to be her basically solace; and her personal children—one she may well by no means love adequate, and the opposite whom she enjoyed too much.
Avner, the cherished baby, has grown as much as be a heavy, anguished guy, upset by means of his paintings and trapped in a loveless marriage. while vacationing his mom within the health center, he witnesses a faithful couple's ultimate moments jointly; after the man's dying Avner turns into passionate about discovering the girl, and an odd and gentle dating unfolds.
Dina, Hemda's daughter, has set aside her profession to be able to supply her teenage daughter, Nitzan, the heat she by no means bought from her personal mom. yet Nitzan is chickening out from her, and Dina is conquer through a longing to undertake one other child—a longing that, if fulfilled, could wreck her fragile family.
Zeruya Shalev's electrifying new novel is right now a meditation at the nation of recent Israel and a profound exploration of kinfolk, craving, compromise, and the insistent pull of the past.
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If, on the other hand, they eliminate him from the company of prophets for the reason that he does not preﬁx to his own words the phrase, Thus says the Lord, let them tell us what expression of this kind the patriarch Abraham uttered to be called prophet by the God of all. ” 9 And Samuel, the greatest prophet, a temple minister from his youth, instead of exercising the style of prophecy of the other prophets was given foreknowledge, understanding, and prophecy either in dreams or in revelations by day.
26 1277 theodoret : commentary on daniel σφ σιν α το τ ν βασιλικ ν σιτ ων παραιτουμ νοι μεταλαβε ν. | θ . « Κα δωκεν Θε τ ν Δανι λ ε λεον κα ο κτιρμ ν ν πιον το ρχιευνο χου. » Ακολουθε γ ρ τα γν μαι θε α κηδεμον α, κα μα τ θε α προε λοντο, κα τ θε α πικουρ α π λαυσαν. Το το κα π το Ιωσ φ γεγενημ νον στιν ε ρε ν· « Ην γ ρ, φησ , Κ ριο μετ Ιωσ φ, κα ν ν ρ πιτυγχ νων, κα κατ χεεν α τ λεον, κα χ ριν ναντ ον το δεσμοφ λακο . » Διδασκ μεθα το νυν κ ντε θεν, ο δ να τ ν ε α τ ν πεπιστευκ των τημ λητ ν π ποτε καταλ λοιπεν Θε .