'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...
“Two beautiful short novels”
“There is, in his ferocious evocations of suffering and disintegration, realism and insight”
Times Literary Supplement