By Daniel Stern
World conflict II veteran Richard Stone is making an attempt to transition again into common existence. An aspiring author, he’s surviving off the GI invoice and the aid of neighbors. residing freed from attachments and tasks, he thinks, is tips on how to shield himself from the world’s discomfort, like his unsatisfied upbringing or his most sensible friend’s demise within the war.
But his local on moment road won’t allow such seclusion. The characters round Richard comprise a lonely poet, an unsatisfied literary couple, and a widower who can’t cease considering the plight of Europe’s Jews. steadily they pull Richard into their lives, or even introduce him to the stunning Jemmy Gordon—but lifestyles and happiness will not be so simple.
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