By A. B. Yehoshua
“Anyone who has had adventure of the sorrowful and sophisticated ways that human beings torment each other less than license of kin ties will savour the advantages of A.B. Yehoshua’s A overdue Divorce.” —London evaluation of Books
a robust tale a few family—and a rustic —in crisis.
the daddy of 3 grown youngsters comes again to Israel to break up from his spouse of a long time; one other lady, newly pregnant, awaits him in the USA. Narrated in flip by way of every one kin member—husband and spouse, sons and daughter, younger grandson—the drama builds to a crescendo on the conventional kin accumulating on Passover Eve.
“Each personality here's brilliantly discovered . . . Thank goodness for a novel that's bold and humane and that's approximately issues that truly matter”—New Statesman
"A grasp storyteller whose stories exhibit the interior lifetime of a necessary, conflicted nation.” — Wall highway Journal
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Fully recovered from the gunshot wound, he stated that Jack had not entered the store with Poole. “In my opinion, he had nothing to do with the robbery,” he stated. In less than an hour, the jury returned with a not guilty verdict. Jack Sinclair was now a free man! That evening, Paul and Ann took Jack out to dinner. ” Paul asked. “First I need a job to pay my way,” Jack answered. ” “That’s a very good idea,” Ann said. “Yeah, I realize now that dropping out of school was stupid,” Jack added. “I’ve got a number of friends in the construction industry,” Paul said.
Believe me, Mr. Barclay, we did everything we could,” the doctor went on. ” Paul asked. “No. I thought you folks might want to tell him,” the doctor explained. Ann returned to be with Pam. Paul’s heart was heavy as he walked toward Jack’s room. He dreaded telling him the bad news. He was trying to think of an easier 59 THE SWAMP way, but there simply wasn’t one. ” Paul asked softly. “Hi, Paul,” Jack answered in a groggy voice. ” “Forget about the car, Jack. It wasn’t your fault. ” “How’s Pam? The doctor says that I might have died if it weren’t for her.
Paul asked. ” she laughed. Paul smiled and said, “Well, you’d be making a terrible mistake. ” Aaron and Pam stared at each other. ” they cried out in unison. Paul laughed. ” Fifteen minutes later, Aaron and Pam came back to their dad. ” they shouted. ” “Now do you see what I mean, kids? Things aren’t always what they seem to be,” Paul said with a chuckle. 50 CHAPTER 11 The Crash On December 21, Paul sat in Logan Airport, waiting for Jack’s flight from Florida. He reflected on that fateful day when he’d first met Jack at the airboat pier.
A Late Divorce by A. B. Yehoshua