Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories - “If Love Were All” Summary & Analysis

Edith Pearlman
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In the story “If Love Were All,” Sonya Sofrankovitch took a job in London with the American Joint Distribution Committee. Her beach house had been destroyed by a hurricane. Sonya feared that without the distraction her visits to this house gave her, someone would ask her to marry him. She suspected it might be the aging tenor with whom she shared the house. She was hired to help place Jewish children displaced by the war. At the boarding house where she rented a room she met a man named Eugene. He played piano and gave piano lessons. He took her to a concert in a church during her lunch break one day. The twins who performed were from Czechoslovakia. With the memory of this concert fresh in her mind, Sonya returned to work where she and Mrs. Levinger were sent to...

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