The Diamond Setter

by Moshe Sakal
The Diamond Setter
  • ISBN-13: 9781590518915
  • Author(s): Moshe Sakal
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Other Press
  • Publication Date: 22-03-2018
  • Format: p/b

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The uneventful life of a jeweller from Tel Aviv changes abruptly in 2011 after Fareed, a handsome young man from Damascus, crosses illegally into Israel and makes his way to the ancient port city of Jaffa in search of his roots. Intending to return the diamond to its rightful owner, Fareed is soon swept up in Tel Aviv's vibrant gay scene, and a turbulent protest movement. He falls in love with both an Israeli soldier and his boyfriend - the narrator of this book - and reveals the story of his family's past: a tale of forbidden love beginning in the 1930s that connects Fareed and the jeweller.
About the book

The uneventful life of a jeweller from Tel Aviv changes abruptly in 2011 after Fareed, a handsome young man from Damascus, crosses illegally into Israel and makes his way to the ancient port city of Jaffa in search of his roots. Intending to return the diamond to its rightful owner, Fareed is soon swept up in Tel Aviv's vibrant gay scene, and a turbulent protest movement. He falls in love with both an Israeli soldier and his boyfriend - the narrator of this book - and reveals the story of his family's past: a tale of forbidden love beginning in the 1930s that connects Fareed and the jeweller.