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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Raising Sparks by Ariel Kahn
    Raising Sparks - by Ariel Kahn

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910422410 | ISBN 10: 191042241x

    Malka Sabbatto is a young woman who flees the confines of her traditional family in Jerusalem, followed by Moshe, a Russian immigrant and her father's top student. After falling in with a sinister cult in Safed she escapes to Jaffa, where she starts ... more

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  • Cover image of book Judas by Amoz Oz
    Judas - by Amoz Oz

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784701956 | ISBN 10: 1784701955

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017   Amos Oz's first major novel in a decade – since A Tale of Love and Darkness, which sold over 2 million copies worldwide.   Shmuel – a young, idealistic student – has abandoned his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Scenes from Village Life by Amos Oz, translated by Nicholas De Lange
    Scenes from Village Life - by Amos Oz, translated by Nicholas De Lange

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099541363 | ISBN 10: 009954136x

    A teenage son shoots himself under his parents' bed. They sleep that night unaware he is lying dead beneath them. A stranger turns up at a man's door to persude him that they must get rid of his ageing mother in order to sell the house.   A ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti
    The Almond Tree - by Michelle Cohen Corasanti

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781859643297 | ISBN 10: 1859643299

    Gifted with a mind that continues to impress the elders in his village, Ichmad Hamid struggles with the knowledge that he can do nothing to save his friends and family. Living on occupied land, his entire village operates in constant fear of losing t ... more

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  • Cover image of book To the End of the Land by David Grossman
    To the End of the Land - by David Grossman

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099546740 | ISBN 10: 0099546744

    From one of the world's most acclaimed writers comes a novel of extraordinary power about family life the greatest human drama and the cost of war. Ora, a middle-aged mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofers release from Isra ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist by Emile Habiby, translated by Salma K Jayyusi and Trevor Le Gassick
    The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist - by Emile Habiby, translated by Salma K Jayyusi and Trevor Le Gassick

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906697266 | ISBN 10: 1906697264

    Purposefully imitating Voltaire's classic Candide, another dark comedy which derives its humour from life's tragedies, Habiby's The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist is a classic of Arab literature. Saeed's, a Palestinian who becomes a citizen of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Day After Night by Anita Diamant
    Day After Night - by Anita Diamant

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847398611 | ISBN 10: 1847398618

    Atlit is a holding camp for "illegal" immigrants in Israel in 1945. There, about 270 men and women await their future and try to recover from their past. Diamant, with infinite compassion and understanding, tells the stories of the women gathered in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rhyming Life and Death by Amoz Oz, translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
    Rhyming Life and Death - by Amoz Oz, translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099521020 | ISBN 10: 0099521024

    An unnamed author waits in a bar in Tel Aviv on a stifling hot night. He is there to give a reading of his work but as he sits, bored, he begins to conjure up the life stories of the people he meets, not least Ricky, an equally bored but seductive wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dearest Anne: A Tale of Impossible Love by Judith Katzir
    Dearest Anne: A Tale of Impossible Love - by Judith Katzir

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781558615755 | ISBN 10: 155861575x

    An Israeli girl's diaries addressed to Anne Frank evoke a poigant, explosive love affair with her female literature teacher.  Best-selling, internationally recognized Israeli novelist Judith Katzir evokes an artist's coming-of-age during the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nimrod Flip-Out by Etgar Keret
    The Nimrod Flip-Out - by Etgar Keret

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099497226 | ISBN 10: 0099497220

    In this collection of brilliant, bite-sized satiric tales, Israel's bestselling Etgar Keret chronicles the strange ironies that suffuse his characters' lives.  Daring, illuminating, intense and poignant, these stories are as painfully funny as t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love and Strangers: Two Novellas by David Grossman
    Love and Strangers: Two Novellas - by David Grossman

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747581352 | ISBN 10: 0747581355

    These two novellas concern love. In Frenzy, Shaul is convinced that his wife is having an affair. He feverishly imagines her, in every painful detail, with her lover. Esther has never seen the human side of her aloof brother-in-law, but during a nig ... more

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