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- Random House 2011; US$ 14.38
Following the bizarre accidental death of his wife, Israeli secret service agent Yoel Ravid retires to the suburbs with his daughter, mother and mother-in-law. After a lifetime of uncovering other people's secrets he is forced to look back at the lies he has told himself; at the desolate enigma of his wife's life and death; his years of service to... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 14.38
?On the kibbutz it?s hard to know. We?re all supposed to be friends but very few really are? Ariella, unhappy in love, confides in the woman whose husband she stole. Nahum, a devoted father, can?t find the words to challenge his daughter?s promiscuous lover. The old idealists deplore the apathy of the young, while... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 15.99
1 Emanuella the Teacher described to the class what a bear looks like, how fish breathe, and the kind of sounds a hyena makes at night. She also hung pictures of animals and birds on the classroom walls. Most of the children made fun of her, because they?d never seen an animal in their lives. Many of them didn?t quite believe there... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1998; US$ 13.95
From ?a great and true voice of our time? (Washington Post Book World), comes this story of Proffy, a twelve-year-old living in Palestine in 1947. When Proffy befriends a member of the occupying British forces who shares his love of language and the Bible, he is accused of treason by his friends and learns the true nature of loyalty and betrayal.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1993; US$ 14.95
?An exemplary instance of a writer using his craft to come to grips with what is happening politically and to illuminate certain aspects of Israeli society that have generally been concealed by polemical formulas.? ? The New York Times Notebook in hand, Amos Oz traveled throughout Israel and the West Bank in the early 1980s to talk with workers,... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1985; US$ 14.99
New York Times Book Review Situated only two miles from a hostile border, Amos Oz?s fictional community of Metsudat Ram is a microcosm of the Israeli frontier kibbutz. There, held together by necessity and menace, the kibbutzniks share love and sorrow under the guns of their enemies and the eyes of history. "Immensely enjoyable." ? Chicago... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1997; US$ 14.99
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year ?A rich symphony of humanity . . . If Oz?s eye for detail is enviable, it is his magnanimity which raises him to the first rank of world authors.? ? Sunday Telegraph (UK) At Tel-Kedar, a settlement in the Negev desert, the longtime love affair between Theo, a sixty-year-old civil engineer, and Noa,... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1993; US$ 14.99
?Oz?s strangest, riskiest, and richest novel.? ? Washington Post Book World Israel, just before the Six-Day War. On a kibbutz, the country?s founders and their children struggle to come to terms with their land and with each other. The messianic father exults in accomplishments that had once been only dreams; the son longs to establish an identity... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1991; US$ 14.99
"A profusion of delightful passages couched in unfailingly lovely language." ? New York Times Book Review 1939. As the Nazis advance into Poland, a Jewish mathematician and watchmaker named Pomeranz escapes into the wintry forest, leaving behind his beautiful, intelligent wife, Stefa. After the war, having evaded the concentration camps, they... more...