Historical Literary Fiction

New PDF release: After the War: A Novel

By Daniel Stern

After a travel of strive against out of the country, a tender guy made up our minds to maintain to himself is drawn into the dramas of his East Village neighbors


World battle II veteran Richard Stone is making an attempt to transition again into basic existence. An aspiring author, he’s surviving off the GI invoice and assistance from neighbors. residing freed from attachments and obligations, he thinks, is how you can protect himself from the world’s discomfort, like his unsatisfied upbringing or his most sensible friend’s loss of life within the war.


But his local on moment street won’t enable such seclusion. The characters round Richard comprise a lonely poet, an unsatisfied literary couple, and a widower who can’t cease brooding about the plight of Europe’s Jews. progressively they pull Richard into their lives, or even introduce him to the stunning Jemmy Gordon—but existence and happiness aren't so simple.

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