To Know a Woman (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apr 27, 1992 - Fiction - 262 pages
16 Reviews
As an Israeli secret service agent, Yoel Ravid’s ability to sense the truth made him invaluable. Now widowed and retired, he lives with his mother, his mother-in-law, his daughter, and the haunting memory of his wife. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Translated by Nicholas de Lange. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
  

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Review: To Know A Woman

User Review  - Mintzis - Goodreads

Reminiscent of iris Murdoch, whom I also didn't like. The sexual encounters are bizarre and surreal, but Yoel is bizarre as well. It's not clear whether a life of spying has left him half human, or whether you have to be half human to be a successful spy. At the end I didn't really care. Read full review

Review: To Know A Woman

User Review  - Vio - Goodreads

Unable to feel man with a possibly dark past found his katharsis in helping to helpless. I loved this book. I loved the way Oz unfolds Yoel's struggling to find his place in a new ( for him) world ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Amos Oz was born in Jerusalem in 1939. He is the author of fourteen novels and collections of short fiction, and numerous works of nonfiction. His acclaimed memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness was an international bestseller and recipient of the prestigious Goethe prize, as well as the National Jewish Book Award. Scenes from Village Life, a New York Times Notable Book, was awarded the Prix Méditerranée Étranger in 2010. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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