Following the global success of Love Story, Erich Segal went on to write seven other romantic best sellers, and a charming and humorous children’s book.
They met as children, innocents from two different worlds. And from that moment their lives were fated to be forever entwined.
Timothy: abandoned at birth, he finds a home and a dazzling career within the Catholic church. But the vows he takes cannot protect him from one soul-igniting passion.
Daniel: the scholarly son of a great rabbi, he is destined to follow in his father’s footsteps. And destined to break his father’s heart.
Deborah: she was raised to be docile and dutiful – the perfect rabbi’s wife – but love will lead her to rebellion. And into worlds the patriarch would never dare imagine.
Reaching across more than a quarter of a century, from the tough streets of Brooklyn to ultramodern Brasilia to an Israeli kibbutz, this is an unforgettable story of three extraordinary lives . . . and one forbidden love.
Acts of Faith in Erich Segal’s own words:
“The inspiration for this book came from my childhood. My father was a rabbi, and my grandfather was a rabbi – I broke the golden chain.
I had the worst writer’s block in my life, which is why Acts of Faith took me four years. To go over, to trespass on the territory of your own memories is a scary thing. But night has fallen on the years that have passed. This book is my catharsis.”
'Undoubtedly another best seller'Times Literary Supplement
'A hot blend of power politics, illicit love affairs and paternity scandals.'Options
'Master storyteller Erich Segal has done it again – a real page turner.'Daily Express
'A love story of cosmic proportions'Sunday Telegraph