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  • Published: 22 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473521100
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208
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Unto Death




'As always Amos Oz writes beautifully - cold, clear compelling prose' - Nina Bawden, Daily Telegraph

Unto Death contains two beautiful short novels linked by death and destruction.

Crusade is set in 1096 - a year of sinister omens. Count Guillaume of Touron sets out on a crusade to Jerusalem and on the way he serves his God by killing any Jews he meets. But will the Count find the peace of mind he seeks when he faces the terrible realities of war in the Holy Land?

In Late Love Oz portrays an elderly professor living alone in Tel Aviv, a man neither loving nor loved. His last mission is to expose the plight of his fellow Russian Jews and alert the people of Israel to the conspiracy that threatens them. But nobody wants to listen...

  • Pub date: 22 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473521100
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

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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Praise for Unto Death

“Two beautiful short novels”

Times

“There is, in his ferocious evocations of suffering and disintegration, realism and insight”

Times Literary Supplement

“Outstanding”

Financial Times


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