Bliss PDF/EPUB Ú Hardcover

Bliss PDF/EPUB Ú Hardcover


    Kindle Welcome to the Kindle ereader store daring Now in a graceful, illuminating second novel, she tells a provocative story of two loves, two partings, two worlds, two women Ofra and Sarah When Ofra is called from Tel Aviv to France to attend the funeral of her beloved cousin Michel, she escapes a life lived vicariously through Sarah, her oldest friend, a photographer and political activist In Paris, Ofra enters the embrace of her French family and the intimate world of domestic life, while Sarah, in Tel Aviv, drifts even farther from her husband, Udi Drawn to a Palestinian nationalist, she takes on the fight for a girl from Gaza who has been injured by an Israeli bullet and needs medical treatment that can only be had inside Israel As Sarah adopts the cause with near destructive zeal and pledges herself to the suffering of others, her own child goes untended, with dreadful consequences for allAgainst a backdrop of national conflict, Bliss confronts the terrible dilemma of choosing between one s desires and one s beliefs, between grand ideological commitment and the mundane claims of family With vivid, penetrating prose, Matalon has delivered a large and resonant work that is as artful as it is affecting."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • Bliss
  • Ronit Matalon
  • English
  • 02 May 2017
  • 0805066020

10 thoughts on “Bliss

  1. Leora Bersohn Leora Bersohn says:

    I picked this up to practice my Hebrew and only slogged through it for that purpose Alternating narratives one about a photographer activist child of privilege in Tel Aviv who becomes a stalker over the course of her extra marital affair with an Israeli Arab and alienates her best friend, the other about the aforementioned best friend s trip to France for the funeral of her cousin, a gay man who died of AIDS Melodramatic stuff, awkwardly handled Also precious, pretentious, and already dated I picked this up to practice my Hebrew and only slogged through it for that purpose Alternating narratives one about a photographer activist child of privilege in Tel Aviv who becomes a stalker over the course of her extra marital affair with an Israeli Arab and alienates her best friend, the other about the aforementioned best friend s trip to France for the funeral of her cousin, a gay man who died of AIDS Melodramatic stuff, awkwardly handled Also precious, pretentious, and already dated On the bright side, closes with the very worst final line I have ever read In France, after much family angst and agita, an older relative announces They ve murdered Rabin


  2. Sasha Sasha says:

    I didn t finish this book, got to the middle of it, and it s just boring and dragging Not recommended


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Bliss[PDF / Epub] ☀ Bliss ✍ Ronit Matalon – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Set in Tel Aviv and Paris, a powerful story of love, friendship, regret, and war, as current as today s headlines Ronit Matalon s fiction has been praised as haunting, inventive, refreshingly daring N Set in Tel Aviv and Paris, a powerful story of love, friendship, regret, and war, as current as today s headlines Ronit Matalon s fiction has been praised as haunting, inventive, refreshingly daring Now in a graceful, illuminating second novel, she tells a provocative story of two loves, two partings, two worlds, two women Ofra and Sarah When Ofra is called from Tel Aviv to France to attend the funeral of her beloved cousin Michel, she escapes a life lived vicariously through Sarah, her oldest friend, a photographer and political activist In Paris, Ofra enters the embrace of her French family and the intimate world of domestic life, while Sarah, in Tel Aviv, drifts even farther from her husband, Udi Drawn to a Palestinian nationalist, she takes on the fight for a girl from Gaza who has been injured by an Israeli bullet and needs medical treatment that can only be had inside Israel As Sarah adopts the cause with near destructive zeal and pledges herself to the suffering of others, her own child goes untended, with dreadful consequences for allAgainst a backdrop of national conflict, Bliss confronts the terrible dilemma of choosing between one s desires and one s beliefs, between grand ideological commitment and the mundane claims of family With vivid, penetrating prose, Matalon has delivered a large and resonant work that is as artful as it is affecting.


About the Author: Ronit Matalon

Ronit Matalon, the author of The One Facing Us and Bliss, among other books, was one of Israel s foremost writers Her work was been translated into six languages and honored with the prestigious Bernstein Award the French publication of The Sound of Our Steps won the Prix Alberto Benveniste for A journalist and critic, Matalon taught comparative literature and creative writing at Haifa University and at the Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem.