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Amos Oz recalls the horrendous events that brought his parents from Europe to Jerusalem and explores the circumstances that threw the ill-suited couple together.

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. The author recalls the horrendous events that brought his parents from Eastern Europe to Jerusalem and explores the circumstances that threw the ill-suited couple together.

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

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