Niv • Itamar S.N
248 pages • Wilkinson House • 1 December, 2012 [PB]
Two stories, a gay love story in 2011, and a straight love story in 1914. Yet what is it that connects the two?
“In one sense both stories are, to a greater or lesser degree, about forbidden love. The gay storyline in modern Tel Aviv is hardly transgressive in its context but, for the older man, Niv, it nonetheless brings about a mental collapse.”