A Life is a touching, intimate account of one woman’s search for happiness. --Andrea Belcham, Montreal Review of Books, April 2005,
A captivating story that needs to be read to be believed. --Meribah Aikens, MILR Newsletter, McGill University, May 2005.
It describes...the state of mind...disconnection...typical for war children. Should be prescribed reading for all "leaders" and politicians --Baroness, Marion von Keller, Germany, July 2005
About the Author
Irene Even was born in Hungary. As a child she lived through the Second World War, using false papers to survive. After the war, she immigrated to Palestine, lived in a Kibbutz, then later married and immigrated to Canada with her family. She returned to Israel to teach English and remained there for twenty-two years. Having written her memoir, A Life of the Twentieth Century, she now lives in retirement in Montreal.