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My Michael, first published in 1968, established Amos OZ as a major international novelist. A love story set in Jerusalem before the Suez crisis, it tells of Hannah Gonen's marriage to Michael, and her gradual withdrawal from him into a private world of fantasy and suppressed desires.
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Born in Jerusalem in 1938, Amos Oz is Israel's finest living writer. 1988 marked the twentieth anniverary of My Michael, which established Oz as a major international novelist, and was later made into a film. His works, which include The Hill of Evil Counsel, In the Land of Israel, A Perfect Peace, Black Box and The Slopes of London, have been translated into many languages and have won several literary awards.Review:
PRAISE FOR "MY MICHAEL""Slow, thoughtful, self-assured and highly sophisticated, full of the most skillful modulations of tone and texture. A modern Israeli "Madame Bovary" . . . distinguished by its warmth, its lyricism and remarkable technical control."--"The New York Times""A dazzling, very beautiful, splendidly conceived and composed book."--"The New York Review of Books"
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