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Amos Oz's new fiction presents a surreal and unsettling portrait of a village in Israel. A picture of the community takes shape across seven stories, in which a group of characters appear and return. Each villager is searching for something, yet in this almost dreamlike world nothing is certain, nothing is resolved. An old man grumbles to his daughter about the unexplained digging and banging he hears under the house at night. A stranger turns up at a man's door, to persuade him that they must get rid of his ageing mother ...

Scenes from Village Life 2012, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780547840192

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Scenes from Village Life 2012, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099541363

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Scenes from Village Life 2011, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780547483368

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Scenes from Village Life 2011, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701185503

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