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The Same Sea is Amos Oz's most adventurous and inventive novel, the book by which he would like to be remembered. The cast of characters ranges from a prodigal son to a widowed father who has taken in his son's enticing young girlfriend, who in turn sleeps with her boyfriend's close friend. The author himself receives phone calls from his characters, criticizing the way he portrays them in his novel. In this human profusion there is chaos and order, love and eroticism, loyalty and betrayal, and ultimately an extraordinary energy.

"I wrote this book with everything I have. Language, music, structure--everything that I have. . . . This is the closest book I've written. Close to me, close to what I always wanted. . . . I went as far as I could."--Amos Oz

About the Author

Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz is the author of numerous works of fiction and essays. His international awards include the Prix Femina, the Israel Prize, and the Frankfurt Peace Prize, and his books have been translated into more than thirty languages. He lives in Israel.

Nicholas de Lange is a professor at the University of Cambridge and a renowned translator. He has translated Amos Ozs work since the 1960s.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547710587
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Subject:
Literary
Translator:
de Lange, Nicholas
Translator:
de Lange, Nicholas de
Author:
Oz, Amos
Author:
de Lange, Nicholas
Author:
Lange, Nicholas De
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Publication Date:
October 2002
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
208

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