Mr. Mani

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, 1992 - Fiction - 368 pages
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A six-generation family saga, extending from nineteenth-century Europe to British-occupied Palestine to German-occupied Crete and ultimately to modern Israel. Named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, chosen as one of the 50 Best Books of 1992 by Publishers Weekly, awarded the National Jewish Book Award and the first Israeli Literature Prize. Translated by Hillel Halkin.

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He is a very very good writer. - Goodreads
This is not an insult to the writer. - Goodreads
AB Yehoshua puts a lot of research into his works. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Morgan Christopher - Goodreads

In all fairness I read sixty pages and tossed in my reading towel. This is not an insult to the writer. He is a very very good writer. It was the stylized approach he opted to write this family story ... Read full review

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User Review  - Judith Hannan - Goodreads

The back cover of Mr. Mani describes it as six-generation family saga. That is true, but the form in which AB Yehoshua tells this story is so intimate that the reader never becomes overwhelmed by the ... Read full review


Heraklion Crete 1944
Jerusalem Palestine 1918

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About the author (1992)

Israeli novelist Abraham B. Yehoshua is best known for his realistic psychological novels, including Mr. Mani and Open Heart. In contrast to much earlier Israeli fiction, Yehoshua stresses the individual rather than ideology. He won the 1994 Israeli Prize.

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