Immortalists

Immortalists If you knew the date of your death, how would you live? Chloe Benjamin

If you knew the date of your death, how would you live?

It’s 1969, and holed up in a grimy tenement building in New York’s Lower East Side is a travelling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the date they will die. The four Gold children, too young for what they’re about to hear, sneak out to learn their fortunes.

Such prophecies could be dismissed as trickery and nonsense, yet the Golds bury theirs deep. Over the years that follow they attempt to ignore, embrace, cheat and defy the ‘knowledge’ given to them that day – but it will shape the course of their lives forever.

  • Imaginative and satisfying . . . A cleverly structured novel steeped in Jewish lore and the history of four decades of American life. The four Gold siblings are wonderful creations, and in Benjamin's expert hands their story becomes a moving meditation on fate, faith, and the family ties that alternately hurt and heal Publisher’s Weekly
  • It's a novel that you'll lose yourself in and foist on all your friends and will still be thinking about it long after you've read the final page.Red Magazine
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ISBN
9781472245007
Uitgever
Headline
Druk
1e
Datum
12-07-2018
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
448 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback Paperback
Genre
Engelstalige literatuur

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