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The Resource Scenes from village life, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange

Scenes from village life, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange

Label
Scenes from village life
Title
Scenes from village life
Statement of responsibility
Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
Strange things are happening in Tel Ilan, a century-old pioneer village. A disgruntled retired politician complains to his daughter that he hears the sound of digging at night. Could it be their tenant, that young Arab? But then the young Arab hears the diggings sounds, too. And where has the mayor's wife gone, vanished without trace, her note saying "Don't worry about me"?
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Summary
A teenage son shoots himself under his parents' bed. They sleep that night unaware he is lying dead beneath them. A stranger turns up at a man's door to persuade him that they must get rid of his ageing mother in order to sell the house. An old man grumbles to his daughter about the unexplained digging and banging he hears under the house at night. As each story unfolds, Amos Oz, builds a portrait of a village in Israel. It is a surreal and unsettling place. Each villager is searching for something, and behind each episode is another, hidden story. In this powerful, hypnotic work Amos Oz peers into the darkness of our lives and gives us a glimpse of what goes on beneath the surface of everyday existence.
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New York Times Notable Book 2011
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10008203
Cataloging source
DLC
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Oz, Amos
Dewey number
892.436
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Hebrew
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
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De Lange, N. R. M.
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True
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Villages
Target audience
adult
Label
Scenes from village life, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Hebrew as Tmunot mihayei hakfar. First published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2011"--T.p. verso
Control code
ocn694830086
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
182 p.
Isbn
9780547483368
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011016055
System control number
(OCoLC)694830086
Label
Scenes from village life, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
Publication
Note
"First published in Hebrew as Tmunot mihayei hakfar. First published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2011"--T.p. verso
Control code
ocn694830086
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
182 p.
Isbn
9780547483368
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011016055
System control number
(OCoLC)694830086

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