A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award International Bestseller "[An] ingenious work that circles around the rise of a state, the tragic destiny of a mother, a boy’s creation of a new self." — The New Yorker A family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation and lived through its turbulent history. A Tale of Love and Darkness is the story of a boy who grows up in war-torn Jerusalem, in a small apartment crowded with books in twelve languages and relatives speaking nearly as many. The story of an adolescent whose life has been changed forever by his mother’s suicide. The story of a man who leaves the constraints of his family and community to join a kibbutz, change his name, marry, have children. The story of a writer who becomes an active participant in the political life of his nation. "One of the most enchanting and deeply satisfying books that I have read in many years." — New Republic

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The 842nd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The 100 Best Books in the World (AbeBooks.de (in German))
  2. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS Paperback 5848183 $19.34 $9.99 2004
Tale of Love and Darkness : Amos Oz Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange Paperback 8857950 $3.21 2004
A Tale of Love and Darkness Kindle Edition 56591 2005
A Tale of Love and Darkness Hardcover 326390 $4.84 $0.01 2004
A Tale of Love and Darkness Paperback 1668005 $7.04 $1.54 2005
A Tale Of Love And Darkness (Mandarin Edition) (Chinese Edition) Kindle Edition 1071566 $8.39 2014
WOMEN OF DARKNESS (2) (ii) Two: Footprints in the Water; A Touch of the Old Lilith; Nightmare's Tale; I Know What To Do; The Co-op; Fruits of Love; Sara and the Slime Creature; Just Idle Chatter; Act of Love; Arc Light; The Pit; Rainy Evening Western... Paperback 13507818 $12.84 $9.73 2004
A Tale Of Love And Darkness by Oz, Amos New Edition (2005) Paperback 2647671 $9.11 $3.99 2004
A Tale of Love and Darkness Paperback 49726 $4.60 $0.01 2005
By Amos Oz - A Tale of Love and Darkness (Reprint) (10/16/05) Paperback 6586680 $14.11 $9.39 2005
Tale of Love and Darkness Paperback 2968433 $7.56 $0.01 2005
A Tale of Love and Darkness Hardcover 3200954 $181.98 $0.77 2004
A Tale of Love and Darkness Hardcover 5535579 $29.99 $27.63 2004