Here is a unique love story, which reflects the gap between ethnic groups in Israeli society. Lihi is a blond business woman looking for lost love. Eden is a Yemenite singer, the king of the central bus station, and a single man.He offers her a ring, fatherhood, family, love and the whole world. She suspects that he uses her as his alibi. Please note: This title is in Hebrew.
"Enjoyed it, but narration is just ok."
The Tenth by Smadar Shir, Acum's Award for 2007, describes a unique relationship between Asaf - a mischievous youth, curious and smart, who lost his mother, hand and leg - and Stav, a young journalist, who sent to interview him in preparation for his tenth surgery. Stav wants to publish his story because she thinks he is a hero. Asaf claims that he is not. He was only seated in a restaurant and waited for the food to be served when a terrorist came in and exploded.
Just before her 10th anniversary, Nini discovers the real meaning of her real name - Nibar. If until now she believed that her name combines the beginnings of her parents’ two names, Nili and Baruch, now it turns out that Nibar bearer the Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin memory, which was murder on war for "peace".
This is an exciting modern novel, describing unknown sides of Israeli reality. The characters are lost in both bereavement and laughter, and dream about peace as something more than what can be expressed in song. Fragile Heroine is a story about living life during war, and going on.
"good book- Terrible Narrator"
They thought it was a tradition to drive the substitute teacher nuts, and it only takes a little trick to make her run toward the exit. But she didn't run away. She worked for a year as a substitute teacher, wandering thorughout different schools, and despite the students' efforts, stayed alive. And she wrote about all the hard and happy moments she shared with them.