A Tale Of Love And Darkness

byAmos OzTranslated byNicholas de Lange

November 1, 2005|
A Tale Of Love And Darkness by Amos Oz
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Winner of the National Jewish Book Award

International Bestseller

"[An] ingenious work that circles around the rise of a state, the tragic destiny of a mother, a boy’s creation of a new self." —The New Yorker

A family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation and lived through its turbulent history.A Tale of Love and Darkness is the story of a boy who grows up in war-torn Jerusalem, in a small apartment crowded with books in twelve languages and relatives speaking nearly as many. The story of an adolescent whose life has been changed forever by his mother’s suicide. The story of a man who leaves the constraints of his family and community to join a kibbutz, change his name, marry, have children. The story of a writer who becomes an active participant in the political life of his nation.

"One of the most enchanting and deeply satisfying books that I have read in many years." —New Republic
AMOS OZ (1939 - 2018) was born in Jerusalem. He was the recipient of the Prix Femina, the Frankfurt Peace Prize, the Goethe Prize, the Primo Levi Prize, and the National Jewish Book Award, among other international honors. His work has been translated into forty-four languages. NICHOLAS DE LANGE is a professor at the University of ...
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Title:A Tale Of Love And Darkness
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:560 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.42 in
Shipping dimensions:560 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.42 in
Published:November 1, 2005
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780156032520

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