Description - To Know A Woman by Amos Oz
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 the state and the riddle of his daughter's behavior.
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(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
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Author Biography - Amos Oz
Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz studied philosophy and literature at Hebrew University and is one of Israel's finest living writers, as well as a respected political commentator and campaigner for peace in the Middle East. He is the author of eleven previous works of fiction, including My Michael, Black Box, Fima, Don't Call It Night and, most recently, The Same Sex, as well as acclaimed works of non-fiction, In the Land of Israel, Palestine & Peace and The Story Begins. His work has been translated into twenty-eight languages and he has won many international literary awards, Amos Oz is married, with two daughters and a son, and lives in Arad, Israel. his edition of To Know A Woman has been translated from Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange in collaboration with the author.