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Alon Hilu

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Alon Hilu was born in Jaffa. His first novel, the prize-winning, Death of the Monk, concerned the Damascus affair. His recent, The House of Rajani, is set in Jaffa in 1895 and won the 2009 Sapir Prize.   

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2010

Sunday, 28 February 2010

Bestselling 2009 Sapir Prize winner, Alon Hilu shed light on the present through his representation of the past.  He told the partly true story of the difficult friendship between asickly, but brilliant, Muslim boy and a dynamic Jewish settler, in the shifting world of nineteenth-century Palestine. It is a gothic tale of love, honour and betrayal.

Sunday, 28 February 2010

שלושת הסופרים הישראלים שהם גם מחברי רבי מכר וזוכי פרסים, ישתתפו בדיון עם יד על הדופק של התרבות הישראלית העכשוית שיבחן את רוח התקופה מהשולים של תרבות הנגד ועד המיינסטרים הספרותי. העיתונאי והסופר ניר ברעם, הסופר והעורך תומר קרמן והסופר אלון חילו, ואליהם יצטרף מבקר התרבות, אבי פיטשון

Alon Hilu was born in Jaffa. His first novel, the prize-winning, Death of the Monk, concerned the Damascus affair. His recent, The House of Rajani, is set in Jaffa in 1895 and won the 2009 Sapir Prize.   

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-festival event.