NOVEL | 2014 | 120 pages
Continuing on the search he embarked upon in El boxeador polaco and La pirueta a narrator that may or may not be Eduardo Halfon (reluctantly) travels this time to Tel Aviv for his sister’s marriage to an Orthodox Jew from Brooklyn. In a city that is hostile from the moment he sets foot in it, Eduardo runs into an Israeli girl he once met in Guatemala, and as the two reconnect in unexpected circumstances, Eduardo struggles to understand his Jewish roots continuing on his pursuit to define his own identity.
RIGHTS: spanish LIBROS DEL ASTEROIDE | french LA TABLE RONDE | german HANSER | english (usa) BELLEVUE LITERARY PRESS | japanese HAKUSUISHA | dutch WERELDBIBLIOTHEEK | croatian FRAKTURA
BY EDUARDO HALFON: Duelo NOVEL, 2017 Signor Hoffman STORIES, 2015 Monasterio NOVEL, 2014 Los tragadores de cosas bonitas PICTURE BOOK, 2013 Mañana nunca lo hablamos STORIES, 2011 La pirueta NOVEL, 2010 El boxeador polaco SHORT STORIES, 2008 Siete minutos de desasosiego STORIES, 2007 El angel literario NOVEL, 2005 Esto no es una pipa, Saturno NOVEL, 2004 De cabo roto STORIES, 2004