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By Dorit Rabinyan,Jessica Cohen

ISBN-10: 0375508295

ISBN-13: 9780375508295

ISBN-10: 1781257647

ISBN-13: 9781781257647

A arguable, award-winning tale in regards to the passionate yet untenable affair among an Israeli girl and a Palestinian guy, from certainly one of Israel’s so much acclaimed novelists

while Liat meets Hilmi on a blustery autumn afternoon in Greenwich Village, she unearths herself unwillingly interested in him. Charismatic and good-looking, Hilmi is a skilled younger artist from Palestine. Liat, an aspiring translation pupil, plans to come to Israel the subsequent summer time. regardless of figuring out that their love could be simply transitority, that it may exist basically clear of their conflicted native land, Liat shall we herself be enraptured through Hilmi: by means of his energetic mind's eye, through his attractive fingers and clever eyes, by way of his sweetness and devotion.

jointly they discover the town, sharing laughs and fantasies and pangs of homesickness. however the unfettered pleasure they wake up in one another can't triumph over the guilt Liat feels for hiding him from her relations in Israel and her Jewish associates in long island. As her departure date looms and her love for Hilmi deepens, Liat needs to come to a decision even if she is keen to danger alienating her family members, her group, and her feel of self for the affection of 1 man.

Banned from study rooms via Israel’s Ministry of schooling, Dorit Rabinyan’s extraordinary novel includes multitudes. A daring portrayal of the strains—and delights—of a forbidden dating, All the Rivers (published in Israel as Borderlife) is a love tale and a conflict tale, a brand new York tale and a center East tale, an unflinching foray into the forces that bind us and divide us. “The land is similar land,” Hilmi reminds Liat. “In the tip all of the rivers circulate a similar sea.”

Praise for All the Rivers

“Rabinyan’s publication is a kind of Romeo and Juliet, a forbidden love affair among a Jewish woman from Tel Aviv and a Palestinian boy from Hebron. . . . [A] appealing novel.”The Guardian 

“A wonderful, sophisticated, and annoying examine of the ways that public occasions encroach upon the personal lives of these who try and dwell and love in peace with one another, and, impossibly, with a riven and irreconcilable world.”—John Banville, guy Booker Prize–winning writer of The Sea

“I’m with Dorit Rabinyan. Love, now not hate, will retailer us. Hatred sows hatred, yet love can holiday down barriers.”—Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

“Astonishing . . . [a] particular and chic love tale, drawn with the best of lines.”—Amos Oz

“Rabinyan’s writing displays the honesty and modesty of a real artisan.”Haaretz

“Because the radical moves the appropriate stability among the non-public and the political, and due to her skill to inform a suspenseful and pleasant tale, we made up our minds to award Dorit Rabinyan’s [All the Rivers] the 2015 Bernstein Prize.”—From the 2015 Bernstein Prize judges’ decision

“[All the Rivers] needs to be learn like J. M. Coetzee or Toni Morrison—from a distance for you to get close.”Walla!

“Beautiful and delicate . . . a human story of rapprochement and separation . . . a noteworthy human and literary achievement.”Makor Rishon 

“A appealing (and heartbreaking) gem, written in a remarkable sort, with a wealthy, flowing, colourful and addictive language.”Motke

“A nice novel of affection and peace.”—La Stampa

“A novel that really speaks to the heart.”—Corriere della Sera

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