Waking Lions

by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen


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‘Gripping . . . twists and turns like a thriller’ Sunday Times

‘Brave and startling’ Financial Times

‘Classy . . . suspenseful’ The Times

‘I loved everything about it’ Daily Mail

‘Exhilarating’ Guardian

Dr Eitan Green is a good man. He saves lives. Then, speeding along a deserted moonlit road in his SUV after an exhausting hospital shift, he hits someone. Seeing that the man, an African migrant, is beyond help, he flees the scene. It is a decision that changes everything. Because the dead man’s wife knows what happened. And her price is not money. It is something else entirely.

A gripping, suspenseful and morally devastating drama of guilt and survival, shame and desire. It looks at the darkness inside all of us to ask: what would we do? What are any of us capable of?

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Weight 0.3 kg

Translated by Sondra Silverston

Illustrated by Jon Gray