The Lover

A. B. Yehoshua (Author) Taylor Meskimen (Read by)
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A husband's search for his wife's lover, lost amid the turbulence of the Yom Kippur War, is the heart of this dreamlike novel. Writing from the widely different perspectives of the main characters, Yehoshua explores the realities and consequences of the affair and the search, laying bare deep-rooted tensions. He manages to capture both modern-day Israel and its ancient past in addition to creating intensely human protagonists.

Critical of Israeli society and the way in which Zionism has been distorted, this novel was both highly controversial and a spectacular bestseller in Israel, bringing international acclaim to its remarkable author.

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$39.99  $36.79
Hmh Audio
Publish Date
December 03, 2019
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About the Author

A. B. YEHOSHUA is the author of numerous novels, including Mr. Mani, Five Seasons, The Liberated Bride, and A Woman in Jerusalem. His work has been translated into twenty-eight languages, and he has received many awards worldwide, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Jewish Book Award. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Taylor Meskimen is an actress and a narrator. Her audiobook readings include several L. Ron Hubbard novels, such as Gun Boss of Tumbleweed and Death Waits at Sundown.

Betsy Foldes-Meiman is a voice talent and Earphones Award-winning narrator.

Jason Culp, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, has been acting since the age of ten, and his credits include a variety of television, theater, and film roles. He is best known for his role as Julian Jerome on General Hospital. In addition to audiobooks and voice-over work in national commercials, he has also narrated documentaries for National Geographic and the History Channel.