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Amos Oz


Israel (b.1939)

Amos Oz is an Israeli writer, novelist, and journalist. He is also a professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University in Be'er Sheva. Since 1967, he has been a prominent advocate of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In 2008 he received an Honorary Degree from the University of Antwerp. He also received the Dan David prize in 2008 for "Creative Rendering of the Past".

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
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Scapegoat (1986)
Eli Amir
"In Scapegoat I found everything one looks for in an excellent novel."
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The Ruined House (2017)
Ruby Namdar
"The Ruined House is a fascinating novel about the overwhelming presence of myth and historical trauma in our lives. A cross between Saul Bellow's disintegrating intellectuals and Bulgakov's mystical revelations, this is a fiercely inventive novel."
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The Liar (2019)
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
"Such a good book that touched me so deeply and strongly...Wonderful."

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