When Ya'ara meets Aryeh, her father's boyhood friend, she is instantly drawn to him. She quickly forsakes her dovoted and well-meaning husband for him, but as their heated affair intensifies, Ya'ara finds that the things in Aryeh that attract her also repel her with equal intensity.
ZERUYA SHALEV has a master's degree in biblical studies and is chief literary editor of an Israeli publishing house. Her first book, Love Life, is being translated into eleven languages and won three awards. She lives in Jerusalem.