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פרפרים בגשם

3.11  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Dr Uriah Adam, a family doctor from Jerusalem, was abandoned by his mother when he was ten. He grew up in the home of his grandmother, Mamma Ruth, a warm and loving woman who tried to give him a normal childhood. His mother Eva was a free spirit, giving no thought to anyone but herself. She went with many men but was not attached to any, and had Uriah with one of her lover ...more
Paperback, 294 pages
Published 2005 by Keter Books
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Feb 13, 2010 K rated it did not like it
Amazing how Mira Magen could take such an interesting premise and turn it into something so incredibly boring. The book opens with an answering machine message left for Dr. Uriah Adam. His mother, Eva, who abandoned Uriah 25 years ago when he was 10 and disappeared without a trace, is arriving at the airport in three days and would like to see him.

Well, here’s a story with potential. Alas, the potential is largely unrealized because instead of focusing on the actual meeting, Mira Magen spends 25
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Jul 04, 2011 1 rated it liked it
it's actually "vodka and bread" i read, but it's not to be found in the search engine in English...
a nice read, semi-modern Hebrew literature, however not too trashy, still lacks the depth of older / better authors.
why is it these new novelists always feel they have to desecrate the language for example with weird and Grammar-insulting sentences in order to feel they're renovating?
i was so upset i actually marked all the instances of bad, annoying grammar and planned sending a letter to the aut
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