The Dead Man

The Dead Man The Dead Man Is A Compelling Novel About A Woman Who Is Obsessed Eve, A Composer Of Sacred Music And A Music Therapist, Is Well Aware Of The Saying, Physician, Heal Thyself, But She Just Can T Seem To Do This For Some Unknown Reason, She A Sensible, Intelligent Professional Can T Recover From A Brief Relationship She Had Five Years Ago With A World Famous Music Critic Named Jake This Obsession With Jake Is A Mystery To Eve S Friends, And Also To Her In An Attempt To Solve This Mystery, She Returns To The Scene Of The Crime Israel, Where Jake Still Lives, And Where They First Fell In Love There She Revisits All Their Old Haunts And Struggles To Complete The Song Cycle She Started Composing Five Years Ago About Jake But Hasn T Been Able To Finish Gradually The Dark Mystery Behind Their Complex Relationship Begins To Unravel Eve Discovers The Forgotten Childhood Memories, Losses, And Desires That Are Encapsulated In Her Connection To Jake And Then, Inspired By All The Music She Hears Around Her Including The Singing Of Birds, The Crying Of Babies, And The Honking Of Cars , She Succeeds In Finally Completing Her Song Cycle And Setting Her Obsession To Rest This Novel, Filled With Music, Dealing With Themes Of Love, Grief, Early Loss, And The Power Of Art, Will Resonate Deeply With Anyone Who Has Ever Loved And Lost, And Will Continue To Resound And Echo For A Long Time Afterward. The Dead Man was an incredible read which I consumed in just three days Sometimes, there s a book which just comes to you at the perfect moment, and this was the book I needed I needed a break from YA, and something a bit adult and a bit grounded in reality What this book really did for me was reawaken my passion for writing But that s not what the protagonist, Eve, has a passion for Eve has a passion for composing music and lives to continue working on this in her life She listens to music, hears it as she walks along the street and writes it whenever she feels inspired From reading the book you gather how immersed she is in the musical world, and it strongly reminded me of what it means to truly love what you are passionate about It s been a while since I ve felt that with reading and writing, but this book managed to make me find it again I can t wait to be fully immersed in my own passion again This novel is also grounded in culture The protagonist of the novel is Jewish, and the entire story is occurring while she is in Israel Some of the descriptions we get of the country are beautiful, and I did get to know quite a bit about Judaism a religion I admit I don t know much about Although there wasn t an overwhelming amount of it in the novel, it sti
An introspective music therapist travels to Israel and manages to throw off the shackles of a love affair from 5 years previously, mainly through self diagnosis Very interesting and therapuetic at times as Eve reflects back on the affair as well as her own family issues that have lef
Nora Gold has a marvelous capacity for character development The protagonist in this story goes on a life changing journey and I was riveted throughout to see where it will end up This is fine fiction with a gripping plot I give it 5 stars and recommend it highly as a must read. As a novel about sexual obsession, loss and longing, Nora Gold s The Dead Man inhabits similar emotional geography as Elizabeth Smart s By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept but with a grown up, self aware sensibility and flashes of wry humour A music therapist and composer, Eve is in Israel for a conference where she both fears and longs to bump into her former lover, Jake As her past and present collide, Eve comes to a new understanding of herself and the true nature of her pass
Nora Gold s novel, The Dead Man, is a wonderfully crafted novel I was so captivated that I read it in one day I learned so much about the art of composing and about Jewish music These topics were new t
The Dead Man by Nora Gold, was a deeply moving book that I found very meaningful and extremely enjoyable to read I found the character development fascinating and intriguing, and I love the ending of the book no spoilers See my review at The Dead Man by Nora Gold is a story of widowed Eve s love affair with a married man set in Toronto and Jerusalem Through Eve s eyes, the reader learns about her struggle to be out of her obsession for Jake Eve is a well developed character, an ambitious music therapist, but she is emotionally vulnerable As Eve s Aunt Molly said, Our love is deep When we love, we really love Eve s family tradition and her love and admiration of her father could explain the reason of her complex feelings for Jake Finally, her passion for music saves her from the grips of her obsession her composition, The Song of the Morning Dove, helps end her love and hate cycle The author s vivid
In Dead Man we experience a woman s obsession with a married man The story provides a unique insight into how a broken or denied love takes over every waking moment We even glimpse the mind of a stalker a female, feminist at that Her relationship with Israel is equally complex and one wonders if the older
The Dead Man is a fascinating fictional study of obsession and how one woman learns to overcome it through coming to terms with her past and the sources of her own pain Eve is a music therapist who can help others overcome trauma, but has trouble helping herself She is unable to get over a love affair she had with a married man, and becomes so obsessed with him that she begins to question her own sanity This is a novel that i

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • The Dead Man
  • Nora Gold
  • English
  • 25 November 2017
  • 9781771332613