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The Lover

A. B. Yehoshua, Zach Villa (Narrator), Jim Meskimen (Narrator), Taylor Meskimen (Narrator), Betsy Foldes-Meiman (Narrator), Jason Culp (Narrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/7/1993)
MP3 CD (12/3/2019)


“Elusive, haunting.”—New York Times Book Review

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. Through five different perspectives, Yehoshua explores the realities and consequences of the affair and the search, laying bare deep-rooted tensions within family, between generations, between Jews and Arabs.

“[A] profound study of personal and political trauma.” —Daily Telegraph

"Has the symmetry of an elegantly cut gem.” —The New Yorker

HMH Audio, 9780358315131, 368pp.

Publication Date: December 3, 2019

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.