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Born in Mandatory Palestine in 1939, Amos Oz remembers his parents mourning a Europe that had recently rejected them. Read by David Fleeshman. Abridged by Robin Brooks.

Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A Tale of Love and Darkness.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. Oz's earliest memories are of his parents' struggle to settle in Jerusalem while mourning a Europe that had rejected them.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

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Tue 12 Mar 2019 00:30

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