Live a Little is a wickedly observed story of old age which follows the lives of two nonagenarians Beryl Dusinbery, like Scheherazade, is telling the stories of her many husbands and love affairs to her two carers, whilst Shimi Carmelli mourns the death of his estranged brother and avoids the amorous attentions of the Widow Wolfsheim, as his childhood shame comes back to haunt him Redemption comes in the way of love. New Read [ Live A Little ] Author [ Howard Jacobson ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk
Howard Jacobson was born in Manchester, England, and educated at Cambridge His many novels include The Mighty Walzerwinner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize , Who s Sorry Nowand Kalooki Nights both longlisted for the Man Booker Prize , and, most recently, The Act of Love Jacobson is also a respected critic and broadcaster, and writes a weekly column for the Independent He lives in London.Profile of Howard Jacobson inThe New York Times. The book s appeal to Jewish readers is obvious, but like all great Jewish art the paintings of Marc Chagall, the books of Saul Bellow, the films of Woody Allen it is Jacobson s use of the Jewish experience to explain the greater human one that sets it apart Who among us is so certain of our identity Who hasn t been asked, What s your background and hesitated, even for a split second, to answer their inquisitor Howard Jacobson s The Finkler Question forces us to ask that of ourselves, and that s why it s a must read, no matter what your background David Sax, NPR.
- 288 pages
- Live A Little
- Howard Jacobson
- 01 May 2018 Howard Jacobson