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I kept waiting for a plot to develop but it never did. Lots of character development, but some of that was inconsistent with no rationale provided for the inconsistent behavior. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Margaret M. Goldberg
Well written but too long and too many subsidiary plots brought in. It needed a good editor. Yehoshua has a wonderful imagination.Published 12 months ago by jackdoc
I purchased this for a friend that is going to Israel as a missionary. She enjoyed the book, and said she would read it again.Published on March 16, 2013 by Suzie Que
A perceptive look at human relationships in Israel at the turn of the 21st century. The book is beautifully written and highly nuanced. Read morePublished on February 19, 2013 by California grandma
I'm reading this because it was chosen by my book club. However, I would not recommend it. I felt like I was plodding through its 550+ pages. Read morePublished on March 25, 2010 by Mike
A.B. Yehoshua has grand ambitions for The Liberated Bride, but he tries to do too much, and in the end he fails to satisfactorily bring the novel to a conclusion. Read morePublished on March 16, 2010 by Eric Maroney
This novel contains many interesting vignettes, but doesn't work as a
novel. I was truly touched by the parents' disappointment and concern
over their son, but for this... Read more
It's a simple book, beautifully written. I have a bad habit of starting to read something and losing interest. I sailed through The Liberated Bride. Read morePublished on September 26, 2009 by Anona Miss