A Tale of Love and Darkness

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    A Tale of Love and Darkness

    Mehka - 04. avg 2005
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    ISBN/EAN:P_9780099450030
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    Love and darkness are just two of the powerful forces that run through Amos Oz's extraordinary, moving story. He takes us on a seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and '50s, and into the infernal marriage of two kind, well-meaning people: his fussy, logical father, and his dreamy, romantic mother. Caught between them is one small boy with the weight of generations on his shoulders. And at the tragic heart of the story is the suicide of his mother, when Amos was twelve-and-a-half years old. Oz's story dives into 120 year of family history and paradox, the saga of a Jewish love-hate affair with Europe that sweeps from Vilna and Odessa, via Poland and Prague, to Israel. Farce and heartbreak, history and humanity make up this magical portrait of the artist who saw the birth of a nation, and came through its turbulent life as well as his own. This is a memoir like no other, and one that cries out to be read and wept over.

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    Love and darkness are just two of the powerful forces that run through Amos Oz's extraordinary, moving story. He takes us on a seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and '50s, and into the infernal marriage of two kind, well-meaning people: his fussy, logical father, and his dreamy, romantic mother. Caught between them is one small boy with the weight of generations on his shoulders. And at the tragic heart of the story is the suicide of his mother, when Amos was twelve-and-a-half years old. Oz's story dives into 120 year of family history and paradox, the saga of a Jewish love-hate affair with Europe that sweeps from Vilna and Odessa, via Poland and Prague, to Israel. Farce and heartbreak, history and humanity make up this magical portrait of the artist who saw the birth of a nation, and came through its turbulent life as well as his own. This is a memoir like no other, and one that cries out to be read and wept over.

    O avtorju

    -Amos Oz-

    Izraelski pisatelj Amos Oz (1939-2018), rojen v Jeruzalemu, se je po študiju filozofije in književnosti uveljavil kot novinar, profesor in esejist, še najbolj pa kot romanopisec.

    Oz je veljal za modernega literarnega klasika, ki je zagovarjal politiko strpnosti do Palestincev in v svojih delih tenkočutno opisoval razburljivo, tragično 20. stoletje.

    Svoja najbolj znana dela: Moj Mihael, Črna skrinjica, Panter v kleti, Zgodba o ljubezni in temnini …, je posvetil času, prostoru in dogodkom 20. stoletja.

    Za svoje literarno delo je prejel številna mednarodna priznanja, tudi mirovno nagrado nemškega združenja založnikov in knjigotržcev.

    Leta 2017 je bil uvrščen med finaliste za mednarodno nagrado booker in je bil več let eden od kandidatov za Nobelovo nagrado. Leta 2012, ob izidu romana Zgodba o ljubezni in temnini, je obiskal Slovenijo. Njegovo zadnje delo, Juda (2014), je v začetku leta 2018 izšlo pri Mladinski knjigi v zbirki Roman.

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    Podrobnosti o izdelku

    • Jezik: angleški
    • Leto izida: 2005
    • Število strani: 448
    • ISBN/EAN: 9780099450030
    • Mere izdelka vxš: 20 x 13,1
    • Vezava: Mehka
    • Datum Izida: 04.08.2005
    • Založba: Vintage
    • Avtor: Amos Oz
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