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Etgar Keret


Israel (b.1967)

Born in Tel Aviv in 1967, Etgar Keret is one of the leading voices in Israeli literature and cinema. In the last twelve years he has published four books of short stories and novellas, four graphic novels and one feature screenplay. His story collections, bestsellers in Israel, have been published in seventeen different languages. His movie, Malka Red-Heart, won the Israeli 'Oscar', as well as acclaim at several international film festivals. His most recent book, Gaza Blues, was a collaboration with the Palestinian writer Samir el-Youssef. Keret lectures at Tel Aviv University's School of Film.
 
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Fever Dream (2017)
Samanta Schweblin
"The unique style, the quick paced rhythm and the amazingly wise and compact storytelling create a special novel that will stay in your mind long after you put this book down."

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