26 10, 2016

The effects of “friendly fire”

By |2016-10-26T05:09:48-07:00October 26th, 2016|Book Reviews|

    “Friendly Fire” is the eighth A. B. Yehoshua novel. It was published in Hebrew in 2007, and the English translation in 2008. It is composed in an interest-capturing manner, a short several page section about the behavior and thoughts of middle-aged Ya’ari followed by one focusing on his wife Daniela, then again on [...]

21 08, 2016

A Late Divorce by Yehoshua

By |2016-08-21T05:22:34-07:00August 21st, 2016|Book Reviews|

  A Late Divorce By A. B. Yehoshua   A. B. Yehoshua is considered by many to be one of the top three Israeli novelists. His books are not easy to read. They require the reader to think during the reading, to consider the character’s motivation, his and her psychology, and the effect of the [...]

20 07, 2016

A very good Israeli novel

By |2016-07-20T03:17:36-07:00July 20th, 2016|Thoughts|

         I think you will enjoy reading Israeli novels. The Lover by By A. B. Yehoshua is a good example.   A. B. Yehoshua is one of Israel's top writers of fiction. For many he is somewhere among the top three. The Lover is his first novel originally published in Hebrew in 1977. [...]