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  • Published: 25 October 1996
  • ISBN: 9780099496014
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $26.99
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Don't Call It Night


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'Vivid, convincing and haunting' New York Times

In the summer of 1989, at Tel-Kedar, a small settlement in the Negev Desert, the long time love affair between Theo, a sixty-year-old civil engineer, and Noa, a much younger school teacher, is slowly disintegrating. When a pupil of Noa's dies under difficult circumstances, the couple and the entire town are thrown into turmoil. Bestselling author Amos Oz explores with brilliant insight the limits and endless possibilities of love and tolerance and its effects on individual and community relationships.

  • Pub date: 25 October 1996
  • ISBN: 9780099496014
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $26.99

About the Author

Amos Oz

Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz was the internationally acclaimed author of many novels and essay collections, translated into over forty languages, including his brilliant semi-autobiographical work, A Tale of Love and Darkness. His last novel, Judas, was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017 and won the Yasnaya Polyana Foreign Fiction Award. He received several international awards, including the Prix Femina, the Israel Prize, the Goethe Prize, the Frankfurt Peace Prize and the 2013 Franz Kafka Prize. He died in December 2018.

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