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  • Published: 6 July 1993
  • ISBN: 9780099265818
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $19.99
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A Perfect Peace




'Prophetic-a novelist of stature and wisdom' Daily Telegraph

'One day a man may just pick up and walk out. What he leaves behind stays behind. What's left behind has nothing to stare at but his back'In the winter of 1965, Yonaton Lifshitz decided to leave the kibbutz on which he was born, and his sterile marriage, to start a new life. But as he engineers his escape, the arrival of Azariah Gitlin, a keen new recruit, brings about a painful reconciliation of their different destinies in a society struggling with changing realities.

  • Pub date: 6 July 1993
  • ISBN: 9780099265818
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Amos Oz

Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz was the internationally acclaimed author of many novels and essay collections, translated into over forty languages, including his brilliant semi-autobiographical work, A Tale of Love and Darkness. His last novel, Judas, was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017 and won the Yasnaya Polyana Foreign Fiction Award. He received several international awards, including the Prix Femina, the Israel Prize, the Goethe Prize, the Frankfurt Peace Prize and the 2013 Franz Kafka Prize. He died in December 2018.

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