Description - The Same Sea by Amos Oz
Nadia Danon is dead, of cancer. Her widower, Albert, an accountant, is trying to put his life back together. Her son has gone off to lose or find himself in Tibet. The son's girlfriend, a filmaker, is back in Israel, making friendly, daughterly overtures to Albert - his response is less platonic. Meanwhile she has another lover and a rather repellent film producer also lusts after her. There are other wonderful characters. Theirs are the voices and the stories. t is beautiful, funny, heartbreaking, sexy, poetic, full of echoes and allusions, and yet with an astonishing immediacy and contemporaneity, and pure joy to read.
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(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - Amos Oz
Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz is the internationally acclaimed author of numerous novels and essay collections that have been translated into thirty languages. He has received several international awards, including the Prix Femina, the Israel Prize and the Frankfurt Peace Prize. He lectures in literature at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, and he was Weidenfeld visiting Professor at St Anne's College, Oxford, in 1998. Amos Oz is married with two daughters and a son, and lives in Arad, in Israel.