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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I made myself forget.

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

And so, recognizing about ninety percent of the writers, it was a pleasant surprise to see the sentence above resonate with me and not know the author.

It’s a novel about lost edens, about coming to terms with the present when the past is more inspiring, more magical. Film The History of Love. The Last Words on Earth – Leo p It was Alma who won me over. iubirji

Leo does not know that Alma is pregnant and dreams of going to America to meet her. Seems like there were other intentionally? Krauss has created an unforgettable character in Leo Gursky. When a letter arrives one day from a certain Mr. When they were seventeen they made love for the first time, on a bed of straw in a shed.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Approximately 70 years before krquss present, the year-old Polish-Jewish Leopold Leo Gursky falls in love with his neighbor Alma Mereminski. Aug 08, Dolors rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: View all 61 comments. Reread Read in January and again in July I tend to be an emotional reader and my ratings reflect that.

Alma Singer is a teen girl, living with her mother and younger brother. I wrote about the only things I knew. He is devastated krsuss he finds she has had another child with her husband.


Here there are three narrators: This was one of those rare moments that I felt the writing get to me.

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The story is more heart-breaking, in a way. He attempts krsuss in the novel, unsuccessfully, so there might be a sense in which he is a darker twin of Leo, who nevertheless manages to prolong his life in the same way Zvi Litvinoff manages to prolong his life by confiscating and caring for Leo’s obituary when he seemed like he was about to die.

Sometimes when I’m out, I’ll buy a juice even though I’m not thirsty. Alma begins a quest to find a partner for her mother and becomes involved in researching the background of this book. Identities blur and flow into one another until the reveal becomes complete. However, this is an emotional response to the novel, and might reveal significance that you might want to enjoy by way of your own detection. Keep things the same – or change everything? Does this mean his interactions with Bruno in the US in his imagination?

Nun lebt er als einsamer alter Mann in New York. But still I continued to hope. I suppose that is what retirement will be for.

Oblivious to the birth of his son, Leo lives in hiding surrounded by Nazi atrocities. Feb 28, Sansanee rated it really liked it Shelves: Well, of course, aside from the distinct voices of each narrator that make the reading quite a pleasurable experience. But still, the pride that your legacy still lives on, in the guise of what you wanted to be, what you intended to be.

It keeps individuals alive, it keeps families alive, it keeps cultures alive and it keeps communities alive. All three stories are moving and eventually come to a nexus toward the novel’s denouement. When Leo finally makes it to the USA, he has no place in Alma’s life and must forge a new lonely existence in a strange country.


For one thing, this novel is something of a work of art. Yet the character I identified with most is the old Leo Gursky, the invisible man, who feels the need to drop things in the supermarker or quarell with the chashiers, even goes to pose nude for a class of art students, just to feel that somebody is noticing him, that somebody might remember him.

And to make another mystery of a mystery, to create another story with the honeycomb of stories, backfires horribly so late in the novel. A young woman moves to Paris with a disastrous past. His story is interwoven with that of the friend who took the book and published it under his own name, and a young girl in New York who was named after the heroine of the book and goes searching for her namesake.

The History of Love

Being Moved If you like your schmaltz delivered hot, thick and with plenty of gravy, Krauss is your writer. Litvinoff is dead before the beginning of the novel so the portions of his story are told posthumously. Krauss offers no easy answers, or even any definite ones. The fictional The History of Love in the story stays alive across time and krrauss because people read it and keep the memories alive.

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