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This book was the first book I read that I couldn't stop and that I didn't stop feeling strange for it also.
Written in 1967 , when Oz was only 28 years old, "My Michael" is still considered by many to be Oz's best novel ever.
This is definitely a book which was difficult to put down, because of the sense of anticipation the reader develops.
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 1 month 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 4 months ago by Andrew D. Oram
I really enjoyed this excellent translation of "My Michael."I found myself in sympathy with Hannah.Yes,she descends into madness as the novel progresses. Read morePublished 5 months ago by L.I. LINDA
If I had encountered this haunting, atmospheric novel before reading A Tale of Love and Darkness, I don't think I would have known what to make of it: other than a slow-moving... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Dick Stanley
All six people in my book club did not like this book. There was no sense of place or story and everybody agreed that that the book was not well written. Read morePublished 21 months ago by RobRaz
I started this book, but it just didn't sustain my interest. It was recommended online (can't remember by whom), but it didn't do much for me.Published 21 months ago by S. Varon
This classic novel by Amos Oz is a good introduction to this brilliant Israeli author. Unlike most translations of foreign books into English, Oz, who speaks fluent English,... Read morePublished on September 29, 2009 by Coco Pazzo
Amos Oz is one of the great narrative story tellers of any century and this early novel is no exception. this book does require the reader to pay attention and be alert.Published on December 20, 2008 by Lin Wood
Amos' My Michael is an intriguing reflection on the nature of romantic love, the volubility, subtle shades of temper and mood of a relationship tracked over time. Read morePublished on March 12, 2008 by Eric Maroney