A Tale of Love and Darkness


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Love and darkness are just two of the powerful forces that run through Amos Oz's extraordinary, moving story. He takes us on a bold, seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence, a quixotic child's eye view along Jerusalem's wartorn streets in the 1940s and '50s, and into the infernal marriage of two kind, well-meaning people: his fussy, logical father, and his dreamy, romantic mother. Caught between them is one small boy with the weight of generations on his shoulders. And at the tragic heart of the tale is the ...

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Gertrude K

Aug 9, 2012

This is a GREAT book

I found this book a marvelous one. Oz is a great writer with a memorable style. I would heartily reccomend this, in spite of the fact that it is not an easy read....but well worth reading.

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