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My Michael ebook

by Amos Oz


Amos Oz. Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange. in collaboration with the author. A Harvest Book, Harcourt, Inc. Orlando austin new york san diego toronto london.

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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. One of Amos Oz's earliest and most famous novels, My Michael created a sensation upon its initial publication in 1968 and established Oz as a writer of international acclaim. Like all great books.

AMOS OZ was born in Jerusalem in 1939

AMOS OZ was born in Jerusalem in 1939. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including his acclaimed memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness, which was an international bestseller and a recipient of the National Jewish Book Award.

Amos Oz's 1968 classic takes the reader into the fevered mind of a young woman in 50s Jerusalem, writes Rosanna .

Amos Oz's 1968 classic takes the reader into the fevered mind of a young woman in 50s Jerusalem, writes Rosanna Boscawen. Hannah tells of how she met Michael, an unassuming geology student who becomes her husband, and of their life in Jerusalem in the 50s.

Amos Oz's first book. The opening 50 pages are brilliant. Just dreamy wonderful perfect prose (in translation) of Hannah telling us about her history with Michael, her husband, "a geologist, a good-natured man. I loved hi. The dreamy prose started to feel like work after a bit, or maybe I was just waiting for somethings to happen that never actually happened. Oz seems to be working on several different themes. One is a delicate exploration of personalities, and the disconnect between Michael Amos Oz's first book. She hums Shoshana Damari songs to herself: I am a loving hind, a pleasant roe. A star shines in the sky, in the woods jackals cry, come back, Hephzibahs waiting for you. I lie in bed, holding a novel. by John Steinbeck which my best friend Hadassah brought me when she came to visit me last night. My icy feet nestle against a hot-water bottle. I am calm and wide awake. Yair has gone to the kindergarten. From Michael there is no word, nor could there be any yet. The paraffin-seller goes down the street with his cart, ringing and ringing his handbell

It has also been adapted into a movie, in Hebrew.

It has also been adapted into a movie, in Hebrew. The Bertelsmann publishing house named it among the one hundred best novels of the 20th century. The book describes the love and marriage of a young woman against the background of 1950s Jerusalem.

My Michael by Amos Oz (1968, 289 page Paperback, read Aug 13-19) translated from Hebrew by ] in 1970 Amos Oz's first book. Пользовательский отзыв - suesbooks - LibraryThing. I liked the writing and character portrayal in this book that takes place right after Israel became a state.

Wedded too young, emotionally unprepared for motherhood, and forced to abandon her university studies, Hannah grows bored, frustrated, and increasingly removed from the banal certainty of her immediate world. As years pass, and Michael goes off to war, Hannah’s heady fantasy life encroaches upon reality. Hannah grows ever more estranged from her husband, as the marriage begins.

Thoughtful, self-assured and highly sophisticated, full of the most skillful modulations of tone and texture. Set in 1950s Jerusalem, My Michael is the story of a remote and intense woman named Hannah Gonen and her marriage to a decent, pragmatic, but unremarkable geology professor named Michael. Wedded too young, emotionally unprepared for motherhood, and forced to abandon her university studies, Hannah grows bored, frustrated, and increasingly removed from the banal certainty of her immediate world.

Set in Jerusalem at the time of the Suez crisis, this is a study of a woman's retreat from an unhappy marriage into a private world of fantasy and repressed desires. Her subsequent mental breakdown is mirrored in the local scenes of disruption and violence caused by the coming war.
My Michael ebook
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Amos Oz
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Vintage Books (February 21, 2002)
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