eBook . He spends his days dreaming of the love lost that sixty years ago in Poland Nicole Krauss was born in New York in Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he's still alive. But it wasn't always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book With virtuosic skill, and soaring imaginative power, Nicole Krauss gradually draws. Editorial Reviews. Review. Nicole Krauss's The History of Love is a hauntingly site Store · site eBooks · Literature & Fiction.

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Editorial Reviews. Review. Nicole Krauss's The History of Love is a hauntingly site Store; ›; site eBooks; ›; Literature & Fiction. The History of Love. A Novel. by Nicole Krauss. ebook But it wasn't always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book. Read "The History of Love: A Novel" by Nicole Krauss available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first download. The illuminating national.

The main question of this paper will be in which way Loneliness and Love belong together and how this inextricable connection is portrayed in the book. This will further be pointed out through the relationship and personality of chosen characters Alma and Leo Gursky.

To make it more understandable a short plot and character overview will be given at the beginning of the paper.


The paper will be ended by a conclusion, which sums up all results of my research and analysis and which gives answers to the main question of this paper. Nicole Krauss was born in in New York. Besides that she received a degree in art history from the Courtauld Institute in London.

During her studies she started publishing some of her earliest poems in various British magazines. She also did a BBC radio documentation and organized many readings, where also some famous authors took part Osterwald.

Nowadays, she is married to Jonathan Safran Foer Wikipedia Krauss , who is also a famous American novelist and author of e.

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But she also has some relatives, who fell victim to the Holocaust. Due to that, topics like memory or identity are very important to her and she deals with them in her two novels Osterwald.

The History of Love combines three stories in one novel.

All these stories, which are told by different narrators, have one thing in common: The first story is about Leo Gursky, a lonely old man from Poland, whose greatest fear is too die alone and unrecognized.

After the 2nd world war he follows her to America, only to find out that she is already married to another man.

Since that, he never fell in love again and he also lost the book, the story of his love. The second story deals with Litvinoff, who actually is a friend of Leo from Poland. He found the book and takes it with him to South America.

There he meets his wife, Rosa. Believing that Leo died during the war, he pretends that the book is his and gives it to his wife.


The third story starts with David Singer, who sees the book years later in an old store in Buenos Aires and downloads it because he is so fascinated by it. He also gives it to his wife, Charlotte, and they name their daughter after the girl form the book — Alma. When Alma is a little girl, David dies and Charlotte is left alone to raise Alma and her little brother.

Alma then sets out to find the man Jacob Marcus aka Isaac Moritz who asked her mother to translate the book in order to find a new husband for her. During that, she has to trace the story of the book back to its source and finds out that Leo Gursky is the only living person connected to this book.

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Another family in New York has also been truncated by loss. Teenager Alma Singer, who was named after the heroine of The History of Love , is trying to ease the loneliness of her widowed mother, Charlotte.

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When a stranger asks Charlotte to translate The History of Love from Spanish for an exorbitant sum, the mysteries deepen. Krauss Man Walks into a Room ties these and other plot strands together with surprising twists and turns, chronicling the survival of the human spirit against all odds.

Writing with tenderness about eccentric characters, she uses earthy humor to mask pain and to question the universe. Her distinctive voice is both plangent and wry, and her imagination encompasses many worlds.

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