A. B. Yehoshua’s “The Lover”

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On this episode, Marcela highlights The Lover, the first novel by A. B. Yehoshua, which he wrote in 1977. Yehoshua has been called the Israeli Faulkner, perhaps because of this novel. It is narrated from the point of view of each of its six main characters.


The Lover by A. B. Yehoshua. Translated by Philip Simpson. Doubleday & Co., 1978.

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