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Yaacob Dweck

S. Yizhar (1916–2006) was widely considered the finest of native-born Israeli writers. His books and stories are marked by a deep love of the landscape of the Land of Israel and by a profound concern for moral questions, as well as by an original and distinctive Hebrew style. Preliminaries, published in Hebrew as Mikdamot in 1992 and translated by Nicholas de Lange, is the first of his books to have been translated into English. This autobiographical novel retraces the author’s lif...