My Michael

Author(s): Amos Oz


This title is presented with a new introduction from the author. ""My Michael" is a beautiful work of great depth and lingers in the mind as a lyric song to his country's people as much as a moving love story". (Arthur Miller). It's 1950s Jerusalem. Hannah Gonen has just married and is thrilled and pained by her young well-meaning husband, Michael. Haunted by her dreams of two boys who disappeared from Jerusalem after the establishment of the state of Israel, Hannah gradually withdraws from her husband into a private world of fantasy and suppressed desires.


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A novel about love and loss from one of our greatest living writers

'A remarkable, precipient picture of the nature of women' A.S. Byatt

Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz is the internationally acclaimed author of many novels and essay collections, translated into over 30 languages, most recently his brilliant semi-autiobiographical work, A Tale of Love and Darnkness. He has received several international awards, including the Prix Femina, the Israel Prize and the Frankfurt Peace Prize. He lives in Arad, Israel.

General Fields

  • : 9780099529057
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage Classics
  • : July 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Amos Oz
  • : Paperback
  • : 711
  • : 892.436
  • : 240