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Rhyming Life and Death

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Rhyming Life and Death by Amos Oz
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Description

An unnamed author waits in a bar in Tel Aviv on a stifling hot night. He is there to give a reading of his work but as he sits, bored, he begins to conjure up the life stories of the people he meets, not least Ricky, an equally bored but seductive waitress. Later, when the reading is underway, he weaves stories around the audience and panel before asking the professional reader for a drink. She declines and the Author walks away, only to climb the steps to her flat later that night. Or does he?In Amos Oz's beguiling, intriguing story the reader hardly knows where reality ends and invention begins...

Author Biography

Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz is the internationally acclaimed author of many novels and essay collections, translated into over forty languages, including his brilliant semi-autobiographical work, A Tale of Love and Darkness. He has received several international awards, including the Prix Femina, the Israel Prize, the Goethe Prize, the Frankfurt Peace Prize and the 2013 Franz Kafka Prize. He lives in Israel and is considered a towering figure in world literature.
Release date Australia
February 4th, 2010
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Contributor
Translated by Nicholas De Lange
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
160
Dimensions
129x198x9
ISBN-13
9780099521020
Product ID
3693260

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