had trouble getting into this book. Wonderful writing but rather tiring.Published 4 months ago by suzie Q
Excellently and imaginatively written. Not knowing better, one would have thought the autor to be a women. It deserves a second reading.Published 13 months ago by Leif Donde
Beautiful language, sensitive grasp of the heart of a female. Intelligent appraisal of a marriage.
I recommend this book highly.
Amos Oz is one of my favorite contemporary writers but I found this novel a hard read. It is very well written, only the main character provoked in me very strong feelings of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ana Maria Veronica G
Bought this book because of my interest in this part of the world - culture, religion and humanity and ethnic mix. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Michael Fansler
When I began reading this intriguing novel, I thought I was going to find out all about Michael. I did that, but more to the point, I was given an intense and bleak biography of a... Read morePublished 20 months ago by avid reader
Oz takes the reader marvelously into the narrow world of the narrator, and brings alive that world that seems so long ago (Jerusalem of the 1950s), but he does not sufficiently... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Andrew D. Oram