David Vogel has long been regarded as a leading figure of Hebrew literature, and his work has been compared to that of Joseph Roth, Thomas Mann, and Franz Kafka. In the Sanatorium was Vogel's first published work of fiction, translated here into English for the first time. It is set in a charitable Jewish hospital for consumptives, where death is always close, desire is heightened, and breaking the rules is exciting. In his depiction of the sanatorium's hothouse atmosphere, Vogel masterfully portrays the far-reaching ...

Two Novellas: In the Sanatorium and Facing the Sea 2013, Scribe Publications, Carlton North

ISBN-13: 9781922070494

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