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Alona Kimchi

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Alona Kimchi was born in 1968 in Russia and came to Israel with her family in 1972. Her two books in Ivrit have won many awards; this is the first to be translated into English. Lunar Eclipse (Toby Press) is a collection of intense short stories, pulling no punches in their language and in the situations and characters which populate them, reflecting the discontent of the Israel's younger, middle-class generation. Risa Domb is Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Literature, Cambridge University.

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2003

Friday, 7 March 2003

Alona Kimchi was born in 1968 in Russia and came to Israel with her family in 1972. Her two books in Ivrit have won many awards; this is the first to be translated into English. Lunar Eclipse (Toby Press) is a collection of intense short stories, pulling no punches in their language and in the situations and characters which populate them, reflecting the discontent of the Israel's younger, middle-class generation. Risa Domb is Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Literature, Cambridge University.

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