29 12, 2014

Another Appelfeld allegory

By |2014-12-29T04:49:42-07:00December 29th, 2014|Book Reviews|

For Every Sin By Aharon Appelfeld Translated from Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green Vintage Books, 1990, 168 pages Cost $9.76   This is the third Aharon Appelfeld book that I read this week. I posted reviews for “Unto the Soul” and “Laish.” I read each of the books in two ways. I enjoyed the story itself [...]

29 12, 2014

An Appelfeld allegory

By |2014-12-29T04:44:44-07:00December 29th, 2014|Book Reviews|

 Laish By Aharon Appelfeld Translated from Hebrew by Aloma Halter Schocken Books, 2009, 231 pages Cost $20.74   Aharon Appelfeld - born in 1932 and awarded the Israel Prize for literature in 1983 as well as other international awards – is an acclaimed Israeli novelist. One could read his novels and enjoy them without delving [...]

20 10, 2013

A story revealing a psychological phenomenon

By |2013-10-20T06:56:19-07:00October 20th, 2013|Book Reviews|

                                                                                                By Israel Drazin   The Retreat By Aharon Appelfeld   Aharon Appelfeld was born in 1932. At age eight he saw his mother murdered by the Nazis. He escaped from a Nazi concentration camp when he was nine years old, wandered in the forests for two years, and immigrated to Palestine in 1946. He [...]