Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
'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' GuardianDr 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?