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The Story Begins
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  • Published: 14 July 2000
  • ISBN: 9780099274032
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $19.99

The Story Begins


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In these brilliant and illuminating essays, Amos Oz brings his experience as a novelist, teacher and critic to bear on the different ways in which writers enter into this strange and seductive contract with readers.
An accessible, valuable and entertaining companion for all students and lovers of literature who relish the creative process.

  • Pub date: 14 July 2000
  • ISBN: 9780099274032
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • 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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