Book Review: Incredible narratives

In Nicole Krauss’s fourth novel, two intertwining tales lead the story’s characters to a Tel Aviv hotel.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
September 28, 2017 19:41
4 minute read.
Forest Dark

Forest Dark . (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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As Forest Dark, Nicole Krauss’s fourth novel, opens, 68-yearold Jules Epstein is drifting.

His parents have died, he has divorced his wife, and has retired from his law firm. Always on top of everything, Epstein has lost interest in striving as well as pleasure, and begun giving away his money and his material possessions.

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