By Amos Oz
On a kibbutz, the country’s founders and their teenagers fight to come back to phrases with their land and with one another. The messianic father exults in accomplishments that had as soon as been simply goals; the son longs to set up an id except his father; the delicate younger spouse is out of contact with truth; and the talented and charismatic “outsider” seethes with emotion. during the interaction of those brilliantly discovered characters, oz. inspires a drama that's chillingly, strikingly universal.
“[Oz is] a peerless, inventive chronicler of his country’s internal and outer transformations.” —Independent (UK)
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A Perfect Peace by Amos Oz