Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780151014194, 400pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2008
With great artistry, A. B. Yehoshua has once again written a rich, compassionate, rewarding novel in which sharply rendered details of modern Israeli life and age-old mysteries of human existence echo one another in complex and surprising ways.
A. B. YEHOSHUA is one of Israel's preeminent writers. His novels include Journey to the End of the Millenium, The Liberated Bride, and A Woman in Jerusalem, which was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2007. He lives in Haifa.
PRAISE FOR A WOMAN IN JERUSALEM "[An] astonishing new novel . . . Like sacred music, the deepest chords resound."John Leonard, Harper's Magazine "[A] masterpiece, a compact, strange work of Chekhovian grace, grief, wit and compassion."Warren Bass, The Washington Post Book World