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Genre Fiction
  • Author:
    Nancy Richler
  • ISBN:
    1250010063
  • ISBN13:
    978-1250010063
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  • Publisher:
    St. Martin's Press; Reprint edition (January 29, 2013)
  • Pages:
    368 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Genre Fiction
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The Imposter Bride book.

The Imposter Bride book. But Nancy Richler has written this novel so well, she conveys such sensitivity and understanding of family, that I feel justified in demanding more - even while recognizing how much this author has given us in this excellent book.

NANCY RICHLER’s short fiction has been published in various American and Canadian literary journals, including Room of One’s Own, the New Quarterly, Prairie Fire, Another Chicago Magazine and the Journey Prize Stories anthology. Her first novel, Throwaway Angels, was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel. Her second novel, Your Mouth Is Lovely, won the Canadian Jewish Book Award for fiction and Italy’s Adei-Wizo literary prize. The Imposter Bride was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize

Richler's third and final novel, 2012's The Imposter Bride, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Richler's third and final novel, 2012's The Imposter Bride, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Richler's third and final novel, 2012's The Imposter Bride, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.

NANCY RICHLER's short fiction has been published in various American and Canadian literary journals, including The Fiddlehead, Room of One's Own, and The New Quarterly. Her previous novel, Your Mouth is Lovely, published in eleven countries, won the 2003 Canadian Jewish Book Award for fiction and Italy's 2004 Adei Wizo Award. She lives in Montreal.

Frika might have stepped from the pages of Nancy Richler’s moving third novel, The Imposter Bride, which opens in 1946 at a wedding in Montreal’s Jewish community. The bride, Lily Azerov, is a refugee from Poland, via Palestine.

A family story: My mother’s friend Frika, a Viennese Jew, managed to leave Austria for America after the Anschluss. She knew if she were caught smuggling out the means of subsistence, she would be arrested. Frika might have stepped from the pages of Nancy Richler’s moving third novel, The Imposter Bride, which opens in 1946 at a wedding in Montreal’s Jewish community. She brings with her an uncut diamond, a journal written in Yiddish and the grief of a brutally erased world.

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THE IMPOSTER BRIDE NANCY RICHLER For Janet and Martin And for Vicki You whom I could not save Listen to m. Advance praise for: the imposter bride. Also by Nancy Richler.

THE IMPOSTER BRIDE NANCY RICHLER For Janet and Martin And for Vicki You whom I could not save Listen to me. Try to understand this simple speech as I would be ashamed.

A national bestseller. Longlisted for the scotiabank giller prize.

The story of a family caught between the rich yet rigid traditions of the past and the unfamiliar and often frightening ways of a society poised on the precipice of change, Your Mouth Is Lovely centers around Miriam, a young Jewish woman caught in the 1905 Russian Revolution. The kind of book that simply won't be put down, this is literary fiction at its very best. A national bestseller.

Set in Montréal after World War II, Nancy Richler’s third novel, The Imposter Bride, explores the relationships between trauma and its aftermath, the complexities of identity, and the intergenerational bonds of family. The events of the novel are set in motion when Lily Azerov steps off a train in Montréal to greet Sol Kramer, a man whom she has never met but has agreed to marry, only to have him reject her on the spot.

The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler is an unforgettable novel about a mysterious mail-order bride in the wake of WWII, whose sudden decision ripples through time to deeply impact the daughter she never knewIn the wake of World War II, a young, enigmatic woman named Lily arrives in Montreal on her own, expecting to be married to a man she's never met. But, upon seeing her at the train station, Sol Kramer turns her down. Out of pity, his brother Nathan decides to marry her instead, and pity turns into a deep―and doomed―love. It is immediately clear that Lily is not who she claims to be. Her attempt to live out her life as Lily Azerov shatters when she disappears, leaving a new husband and a baby daughter with only a diary, a large uncut diamond – and a need to find the truth Who is Lily and what happened to the young woman whose identity she stole? Why has she left and where did she go? It's up to the daughter Lily abandoned to find the answers to these questions, as she searches for the mother she may never find or truly know.


Najinn
A young woman under duress of wartime, in a desperate bid to survive, makes a momentous, life changing decision, to steal another woman’s identity, which will forever affect her life and impact, those who love her. Though told primarily through two individuals, a cast of lively, dimensional characters reveals the story of love, deceit, and betrayal, as the figures disclose personal experiences and advance the plot that moves back and forth from Poland, Tel Aviv and Montreal. Set in the period of 1944 and ranging to 2005, the author maintains a sense of mystery throughout the intricately woven novel and employs both realistic dialogue and pictorial imagery.
sobolica
As World War II was ending, Europe was full of refugees all trying to get somewhere, and everyone was looking for their missing family members. If you found a dead person with a good ID, you could take it and become that person and hope it would get you out of there - particularly to the Americas or Palestine. The mysterious woman who takes another’s ID and ends up in Canada is at the heart of the novel, though she disappears early leaving her new family wondering what happened to her, in particular her newborn daughter who longs to know her. It is beautifully written even though it sometimes slows down when the narration focuses on the young daughter growing up and trying to understand her family. But the characters are well developed, and some of them haunting, and that makes you push to resolve the tension. It gives a good insight into the Jewish refugees during years from 1945 up until 1970s. I think I read it in a day and a half because I wanted to know what happened. It is a quiet, easy to read little book, intriguing and worth the effort.
Thozius
The overall story was excellent. I did, however, think the first fifty pages or so really told us everything and it may have been better to have spread some of the details over the life of the book. I was looking for a surprise or revelation which never really happened. Character development was good but more could have been revealed toward the end about Lily leaving her baby. Confusion occurred with the change of voice in alternating chapters. It was difficult to discern who was speaking and in which time period. Still, it was a good effort and invoked much discussion at the Book Club to which I belong.
Gunos
Gripping, engaging, and very real. The characters are alive and complex and their emotions are the core of the story. The story traces the life of a woman who flees the horrors of the Holocaust and the Jewish community in Montreal where she arrives to join many others who also started new lives after escaping tragedy in Europe. It's about my favorite themes of family and individual identity. I liked how the story is woven back and forth in time, with the truth becoming clearer with each chapter, sometimes one chapter illuminating a scene from the chapter before it as seen from a new character's perspective.
DART-SKRIMER
Enjoyed the Canadian setting of Montreal and beyond. The author did keep the reader's interest in wanting to know what happened to the Imposter Bride. There were, however, some gaps in the story----things which made one question the credulity of the "bride." Although the male characters were not that well drawn, that probably was not the point since the story belonged to the Daughter. Raised interesting questions about family. Because of some lapses in characterization, I gave it three rather than four stars
Mitynarit
This is a story told by the child of a woman, her mother, with a secret past who comes to the States and marries a man who she likes but doesn't love. She mysteriously disappears one day and the only contact is that each year on her daughters birthday she send a wonderful stone that she has found somewhere. I won't tell you more!

The writing is good so you won't be irritated by the English but it takes a long time to get through it. I found some parts very slow and others would jump through time periods. Have to admit I began to skip a few pages at a time.
Kajishakar
I liked this book.....The word "Imposter" had a little bit of a twist in it's meaning. This book is rich in jewish history. It can be a bit confusing in the flash backs to the WWII period. The main character was far more complex than one would expect in the beginning of the book. I'm not sure her decision regarding her daughter was the right one (don't want to give away anything) but the book spans several decades. I don't like to go into detail about the book as many reviewers do as it gives away too much of the book.
This novel has an unbelievable premise; however, apparently this did happen so as a reader we must grant it. The emotional backlash which long survives the original trauma is spelled out in detail. It is heart rending and gut wrenching. The difficulty lies with your sympathy for the characters. Grief is at once an obssessive and indulgent emotion. Freud never saw what purpose it served. Accepting the love of those who are present instead of wishing for those who are absent would seem to be more life affirming though as an adolescent I remember pining for things I could not have.