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S. Yizhar

S. Yizhar was the pen name of Yizhar Smilansky, born in Rehovot in 1916. A longtime member of the Knesset, he is most famous as the author of Khirbet Khizeh and the untranslated magnum opus Days of Ziklag. He died in 2006.

S. Yizhar

Khirbet Khizeh

S. Yizhar; Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange and Yaacob Dweck; Afterword by David Shulman
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"Exhilarating . . . How often can you say about a harrowing, unquiet book that it makes you wrestle with your soul?" —Neel Mukherjee, The Times (London)


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