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Description - Friendly Fire by A.B. Yehoshua

A long-married couple are spending an unaccustomed week apart. The wife has flown to East Africa to grieve the death of her sister with her brother-in-law, who had suffered worse heartbreak years earlier. The husband, a familiar Yehoshua character, stays behind in Israel for his busy lift engineering consultancy, and his large demanding family. The chapters alternate between husband and wife, creating a complex web of family relations, memories and discoveries, with death looming large over all. Friendly Fire explores themes touched upon in A.B. Yehoshua's earlier novels, with the author's customary stylistic brilliance, imagination and humour.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905559084
ISBN-10: 1905559089
Format: Hardback
(218mm x 139mm x 42mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Halban Publishers
Publisher: Halban Publishers
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - A.B. Yehoshua

A.B. Yehoshua is one of Israel's pre-eminent novelists. He has been awarded the prestigious Israel Prize for his lifetime's creative contribution to Israel, the National Jewish Book Award in the US, the Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize in the UK where he was also shortlisted in 2005 for the first Man Booker International Prize.

Books By A.B. Yehoshua

Retrospective by A.B. Yehoshua
Paperback, February 2013
Woman in Jerusalem by A.B. Yehoshua
Hardback, April 2006
Journey to The End of The Millennium by A.B. Yehoshua
Hardback, February 1999
Mr Mani by A.B. Yehoshua
Paperback, May 1993