Eight interlinked family dramas set on an Israeli kibbutz from the masterful storyteller behind A Tale of Love and Darkness
'On the kibbutz it's hard to know. We're all supposed to be friends but very few really are'
Ariella, unhappy in love, confides in the woman whose husband she stole.
Nahum, a devoted father, can't find the words to challenge his daughter's promiscuous lover.
The old idealists deplore the apathy of the young, while the young are so used to kibbutz life that they can't work out if they're impassioned or indifferent.
In this short story collection Amos Oz reveals the secrets and frustrations of the human heart
'Lucid and heartbreaking' Guardian
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