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Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land

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  •  Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land
    Title: Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land
    Author: OZ AMOS
    Format: HARDCOVER
    Publication date: 26/02/2018
    Imprint: CHATTO & WINDUS
    Price: $30.00
    Publishing status: Active

    'Concise, evocative....DEAR ZEALOTS is not just a brilliant book of thoughts and ideas--it is a depiction of one man's struggle, who for decades has insisted on keeping a sharp, strident and lucid perspective in the face of chaos and at times of madness.' David Grossman, winner of the Man Booker International Prize


    This collection of three new essays - all based on talks delivered by Amos Oz - was written out of a sense of urgency, concern, and a belief that a better future is still possible. It touches on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures; the Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel; and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. These three pleas illuminate the argument over Israeli, Jewish and human existence, and Amos Oz sheds a clear and surprising light on vital political and historical issues, daring to offer new ways out of a reality that appears to be closed down.

    Dear Zealots is a significant document that outlines Amos's current thinking about the Middle East - urgent reading for anyone interested in the conflict.

    ISBN: 9781784742386
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