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See Under Love

David Grossman


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PUBLISHED: 2nd September 2010
ISBN: 9780099541592
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Momik, the only child of two survivors, is brought up in Israel by a family seeking to ignore the past. But through the stories his great-uncle tells him-the same stories he told the commandant of a Nazi concentration camp-Momik, too, becomes "infected with humanity."
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  • Paperback
    $25.52
PUBLISHED: 2nd September 2010
ISBN: 9780099541592
ANNOTATION:
Momik, the only child of two survivors, is brought up in Israel by a family seeking to ignore the past. But through the stories his great-uncle tells him-the same stories he told the commandant of a Nazi concentration camp-Momik, too, becomes "infected with humanity."

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Momik, the only child of two survivors, is brought up in Israel by a family seeking to ignore the past. But through the stories his great-uncle tells him-the same stories he told the commandant of a Nazi concentration camp-Momik, too, becomes "infected with humanity."

Publisher Description

Momik, the only child of two survivors, is brought up in Israel by a family seeking to ignore the past. No-one will explain to him what life was like 'Over There' or what the 'Nazi Beast' is. His 9-year-old mind imagines a Nazi Beast hiding in the cellar, waiting to feed on Jews. Momik increasingly shields himself from all feeling and attachment. But through the stories his great-uncle tells him-the same stories he told the commandant of a Nazi concentration camp-Momik, too, becomes "infected with humanity."See Under- Love is a luminously imaginative and profoundly affecting work.

Author Biography

David Grossman was born in Jerusalem on January 25, 1954 and studied philosophy and theatre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is one of the leading Israeli writers of his generation, and the author of numerous pieces of fiction, nonfiction and children's literature. His work has been translated into 25 languages around the world.

Review

"One of the most ambitious, generous, beautiful, indispensable books I've been fortunate enough to read" -- Jonathan Safran Foer Guardian "See Under: Loveis one of the most disturbing novels I've ever read...When I was already well into it, I'd circle it warily before picking it up again ... then fall instantly under its spell, for it is wickedly readable" -- Edmund White "This novel is so innovative, yet at the same time so readable, that I can only say that it gives the lie to that critical cliche. It is a tour de force of pure storytelling, and a demonstration of both the need for story and the limits of all particular stories. I consider it a triumph" Guardian

Product Details

Year
2010
ISBN-10
0099541599
ISBN-13
9780099541592
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Author
David Grossman
Pages
480
Media
Book
Series
Picador
Language
English
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Translated from
Hebrew
Translator
Betsy Rosenberg
Publication Date
2010-09-02