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The people of forever are not afraid : a novel

Author: Shani Boianjiu
Publisher: London ; New York : Hogarth, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Three young women in Israel are conscripted into the army and struggle to stay friends as they see their lives change in unpredictable ways.
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Genre/Form: Female friendship
War fiction
War stories
Named Person: A Andrae; Englisch
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shani Boianjiu
ISBN: 9780307955951 0307955958 9780307955968 0307955966 9781781090091 1781090092
OCLC Number: 769424640
Awards: Winner of Jewish Quarterly Wingate Readers' Prize 2014
Short-listed for Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize 2014
Long-listed for Women's Prize for Fiction 2013
Description: 338 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Shani Boianjiu.


Lea, Avishag and Yael are school friends in a small town in northern Israel. During dull lessons they play the game Exquisite Corpse and daydream about the boys they fancy. When they hit eighteen  Read more...
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"A searing novel" -- Catherine Taylor Guardian "In a humorous and beguiling deadpan, Boianjiu conveys the fleeting, vanishing experience of hovering between adolescence and adulthood, at the same Read more...

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