It’s free and anyone can join. Already a member? Log in. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not. The History of Love (), tradus în limba română sub denumirea Istoria iubirii (). Nicole Krauss: „Literatura e opusul lumii digitale“, 24 ianuarie The History of Love: A Novel is the second novel by the American writer Nicole Krauss, published in The book was a finalist for the Orange Prize for .

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The History of Love – Wikipedia

An alternative cover edition for this ISBN can be found here Fourteen-year-old Alma Singer is trying to find a cure for her mother’s loneliness. Only a last scrap of decorum keeps me from it. The chapters involving Leo, the author of the book, are well written and intriguing, nicoel well I imagine reflecting the mindset idtoria cranky humor of an old codger. All these lives move alongside one another, rarely actually touching, but making waves for the others all the same.

Isaac Moritz voice Corneliu Ulici Zvi also describes an event where Leo fell gravely ill in Poland and wrote his own obituary, after which Zvi stole it in the hope that it would keep his friend alive.

The last chapter is entitled “The Death of Leopold Gursky” and is identical nicols the last chapter of the book inside a book The History of Loveboth being the self-written obituary of Leopold Gursky. Edit Cast Credited cast: The other thing we find out at the beginning of the novel is that Leo has had a heart attack that has killed one quarter of his heart. Isaac is dead, however, which explains why his letters had stopped coming to their home.


The History of Love

My heart ached for Leo Gursky and young Alma Singer. Want to thank Arnie for his review – the little nudge I needed: He carries a note that says: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

For one thing, this novel is something of a work of art.

The writing is exquisite and often quite lyrical. Obviously, part of the resolution of the puzzle for Leo must be the recovery of his legacy. Explore nifole Home Gift Guide. They connect in often unexpected ways: Charlotte tells young Alma: Identities blur and flow into one another until the reveal becomes complete. Suffice it to say that the novel affords Leo some last joy.

This page was last edited on 11 Octoberat Well, of course, aside from the distinct voices of each narrator that make the kfauss quite a pleasurable experience. Only difference is, The History of Love deals with these in a ponderous, emotionally draining manner, that leaves you longing for more. When they were ten he asked her to marry him. As with Nicole Krauss’ two other novels that I have read, in History of Love I experienced mature literary fiction which had a profound impact on me.

Film The History istogia Love. Three separate strands are woven together in the novel.

Approximately 70 years before the present, the year-old Polish-Jewish Leopold Leo Gursky falls in love with his neighbor Alma Mereminski. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The result is also a cinematic alternation of overlapping story lines, which in spite of its fragmentary layout, achieves a common, poetic atmosphere capable of prevailing over the dissimilar menagerie of narrators and the atemporal maps from where they leap off the page and become real to the baffled reader.


Meanwhile, another story is taking place somewhere completely different. Sep 28, Violet wells rated it really liked it Shelves: Leo’s habit of saying “And yet.

They made up a thousand games. This novel might as well be about my own grandparents and father, who died while I was still a young punk, too obsessed with myself to ask for the stories of their youth, for their histories of love.

Nicole Krauss – Wikipedia

It is like Newton’s Third Law interpreted as poetic allegory. Leo Gursky wants to be noticed, to be made tangible through interaction with strangers, for he has led a phantasmagorical existence that is only real in his memories of life before the war. Appearances tend to be deceitful and the key to solve this tragicomic mystery lies within the written pages of a lost —or maybe usurped?

And although he doesn’t know it yet, that book also survived: This was one of those rare moments that I felt the writing get to me.

Krauss has obvious talent, but it isn’t enough to corral this messy pastiche of a novel. He had a lover whom he loved and who loved him. What I like about Krauss’s novel.