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ISBN: 9781782270522 - One Night, Markovitch One Night, Markovitch
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

ISBN10: 1782270523  ISBN13: 9781782270522
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 29 Jan 2015
Two men are crossing the sea to marry women they have never met, in order to help them escape war-torn Europe for the Jewish homeland. Zeev Feinberg - lover of many women and proud owner of a lustrous moustache - yearns to return home... More

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ISBN: 9780748675555 - Textual Deceptions Textual Deceptions
Sue Vice

ISBN10: 0748675558  ISBN13: 9780748675555
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 31 Oct 2014
Argues that literary deceptions and false memoirs have particular cultural value and significance. This book considers whether internal detail alone is sufficient to identify the truth-value or otherwise of a text, or if other evidence must be... More

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ISBN: 9780691162485 - Poetic Trespass Poetic Trespass
Lital Levy

ISBN10: 0691162484  ISBN13: 9780691162485
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 26 Oct 2014
A Palestinian-Israeli poet declares a new state whose language, "Homelandic," is a combination of Arabic and Hebrew. A Jewish-Israeli author imagines a "language plague" that infects young Hebrew speakers with old world accents, and sends the... More

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ISBN: 9781783781140 - The Impossible Exile Bestseller The Impossible Exile
George Prochnik

ISBN10: 1783781149  ISBN13: 9781783781140
Publisher: Granta Books
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 23 Oct 2014
A moving and original examination of Austrian Jewish author Stefan Zweig's fall from world fame in the 1920s and early 1930s to exile and death by suicide in 1942 By the 1930s Stefan Zweig, born to an affluent Jewish family in Vienna... More

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ISBN: 9780300205848 - Jews and Words Jews and Words
Amos Oz, Fania Oz-Salzberger

ISBN10: 0300205848  ISBN13: 9780300205848
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 04 Mar 2014
A celebrated novelist and an acclaimed historian of ideas, father and daughter, unravel the chain of words at the core of Jewish life, history, and culture Why are words so important to Jews? Novelist Amos Oz and historian Fania Oz... More

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ISBN: 9780224099035 - Roth Unbound Roth Unbound
Claudia Roth Pierpont

ISBN10: 0224099035  ISBN13: 9780224099035
Publisher: Vintage Jonathan Cape Ltd
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 02 Jan 2014
Philip Roth - one of the renowned writers of his generation - hardly needs introduction. From his debut, Goodbye, Columbus, which won the National Book Award, to his Pulitzer Prize-winning American Pastoral, he has produced some of the greatest... More

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ISBN: 9780748690800 - The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction
Jarlath Killeen

ISBN10: 0748690808  ISBN13: 9780748690800
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 31 Dec 2013
Provides a fresh account of the emergence of Irish gothic fiction in the mid-18th century. This study provides a robustly theorised and thoroughly historicised account of the beginnings of Irish gothic fiction, maps the theoretical terrain covered... More

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ISBN: 9780099563327 - Suddenly, a Knock on the Door Suddenly, a Knock on the Door
Etgar Keret

ISBN10: 0099563320  ISBN13: 9780099563327
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 07 Mar 2013
A man barges into a writer's house and, holding a gun to his head, demands that he tell him a story, something to take him away from real world. A pathological liar discovers one day that the lies he tells come true. A young woman finds a zip in... More

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ISBN: 9780099541363 - Scenes from Village Life Scenes from Village Life
Amos Oz

ISBN10: 009954136X  ISBN13: 9780099541363
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01 Nov 2012
A teenage son shoots himself under his parents' bed. They sleep that night unaware he is lying dead beneath them. A stranger turns up at a man's door to persude him that they must get rid of his ageing mother in order to sell the house. More

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ISBN: 9781906764418 - The Hasidic Tale The Hasidic Tale
Gedalyah Nigal

ISBN10: 1906764417  ISBN13: 9781906764418
Publisher: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 31 Aug 2012
This thematically arranged compendium with accompanying historical analysis makes a fascinating contribution to the history of hasidism, of Hebrew literature, and of Jewish popular culture. Story-telling has been an integral part of the hasidic... More