The Orchard plots the story of two brothers -- a Jew and a Muslim -- on the mythic ground of Palestine and against the historical background of the region from the closing days of the Ottoman occupation to the Israeli-Egyptian war of 1956. It is a tale of fratricide and incest, and the haunting, Biblical rhythms of the prose remind us that it tells an old, old story of violence and loss.



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January 1984 : USA Paperback
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Title: The orchard: A novella
Author(s): Benjamin Tammuz
ISBN: 0-914278-43-6 / 978-0-914278-43-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Copper Beech Press, Brown University
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