A Tale of Love and Darkness (Paperback)
Mariner Books, 9780156032520, 560pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2005
About the Author
AMOS OZ was born in Jerusalem in 1939. He is the author of fourteen novels and collections of short fiction as well as numerous works of nonfiction. His acclaimed memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness was an international bestseller and recipient of the prestigious Goethe Prize, as well as the National Jewish Book Award. Scenes from Village Life, a New York Times Notable Book, was awarded the Prix Méditerranée Étranger in 2010. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.
NICHOLAS DE LANGE is a professor at the University of Cambridge and a renowned translator. He has translated Amos Oz’s work since the 1960s.
Praise For A Tale of Love and Darkness…
"A commanding artist who ranks with the most important writers of our time."-Cynthia Ozick
PRAISE FOR THE SAME SEA
"Impressive and moving . . . Oz tells the story of ordinary people in an extraordinary manner . . . Literature that is both spiritually moving and secularly provocative."-Los Angeles Times Book Review
— John Leonard
— Robert Alter