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LEVI KOENIG: A Contemporary King Lear (Family Drama)

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A Universal Dilemma The Eskimos leave their old people out on the ice to die when they are no longer able to contribute to society. What is the best course to take when dealing with an elderly parent in modern Western society?

The dilemma confronting the three grown-up daughters of Levi Koenig is not an unusual one. Should he be placed in sheltered accommodation, encoura

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Kindle Edition, 223 pages
Published July 5th 2015 (first published May 27th 2015)
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Fee (Ebook Addicts)
Jul 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Levi Koenig is a very interesting take on a modern version of Shakespears King Lear - whilst I love some of Shakespeare works I hate to admit that King Lear has been one I haven't read yet - though I know the premise of it.

This book follows three sisters as they try to decide what to do with their ageing father and we get to know each character quite well throughout the book. There are a lot of aspects in the book that people today can and will relate to - I know I certainly can remember my mum
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Oct 12, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A modern day version of King Lear set in Israel. Three daughters must come to terms with their aging father as he become frailer every day.

As they try to be good daughters despite their own busy lives, they come across their father wild spending from an old account that once belong to their mom originally. They also find that he been giving large sums of money to a woman in England and other odd donations.

The odd relationship of his caregiver Flora a Filipina who does no
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Angela
Jul 10, 2015 rated it did not like it
Guess I had to appreciate "King Lear" more in order to enjoy this book just a little bit...but I didn't....
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