'Oz deserves his high reputation' - Sunday Telegraph
Where the Jackals Howl is prize-winning author Amos Oz's first collection of stories. On publication it received immediate critical acclaim and revealed Oz to be a master craftsman probing the emotional depths of his characters.
The lives of ordinary Israelis are set against the backdrop of community life in a Kibbutz. The fate of these individuals, their drives, ambitions and idiosyncrasies, are grounded by the physical and social structure of their community as Oz portrays their world as a microcosm of the wider world.
“It rarely happens that literature offers a more profound insight into politics and culture than does news reporting. Amos Oz has performed this rare service”
Times Literary Supplement
“Amos Oz makes the desert a place of jackals and miracles”
New York Times
“A born storyteller”