A Tale of Love and Darkness
  • ISBN: 9780099450030
  • Pages: 528
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Binding: Paperback

A Tale of Love and Darkness

Amos Oz
From£11.99

SF Subscriber Prices

UK & Ireland £11.99 *save £2
Overseas £13.99 *save £2

Non-Subscriber Prices

UK & Ireland £13.99
Overseas £15.99
  • Gift wrap available
  • All prices include P&P. Overseas rates & subscriber discounts will be applied once you have selected a shipping type for each item during the checkout process.
  • Pre-order
  • Special stock order
Non Slightly Foxed title: Minimum 5-10 day delivery time.
Order now
● If you are a current subscriber to the quarterly your basket will update to show any discounts before the payment page during checkout ● If you want to subscribe now and buy books or goods at the member rate please add a subscription to your basket before adding other items ● Gift wrap, messages and delivery instructions may be added during the checkout process ● If you need help please send us a message using the form in the bottom left of your screen and we’ll be in touch as soon as we’re back at our desks.
Description

Amos Oz’s remarkable, moving story takes us on a seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem’s war-torn streets in the 1940s and ’50s and into a small apartment crowded with books in twelve languages and relatives speaking nearly as many. Caught between them is one small boy with the weight of generations on his shoulders.

Oz dives into 120 years of family history and paradox, the saga of a Jewish love-hate affair with Europe that sweeps from Vilna and Odessa, via Poland and Prague, to Israel. Farce and heartbreak, history and humanity make up this story of clashing cultures and lives, of suffering and perseverance, of love and darkness.



Related articles Authors & Contributors

A World of Words

Whether by luck or judgement I don’t now remember, but I first came across the work of Amos Oz in 1984. The occasion was my sole visit to Israel, when I needed a contemporary guide, my only other...

Read more
Reviews

Comments & Reviews

Leave your review