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Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A Tale of Love and Darkness.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. Oz's earliest memories are of his parents' struggle to settle in Jerusalem while mourning a Europe that had rejected them.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

An extract from Amos Oz's epic memoir exploring a difficult childhood in 1940s Jerusalem.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

012019031120190312 (R4)

Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A Tale of Love and Darkness.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. Oz's earliest memories are of his parents' struggle to settle in Jerusalem while mourning a Europe that had rejected them.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

An extract from Amos Oz's epic memoir exploring a difficult childhood in 1940s Jerusalem.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0220190312

Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. The author recalls the horrendous events that brought his parents from Eastern Europe to Jerusalem and explores the circumstances that threw the ill-suited couple together.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Amos Oz recalls the horrendous events that brought his parents from Europe to Jerusalem.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

022019031220190313 (R4)

Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. The author recalls the horrendous events that brought his parents from Eastern Europe to Jerusalem and explores the circumstances that threw the ill-suited couple together.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Amos Oz recalls the horrendous events that brought his parents from Europe to Jerusalem.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0320190313

Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult upbringing in Mandatory Palestine. Now a successful writer in his 60s, Oz is transported back to 1940s Jerusalem by a memory from childhood.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Writer Amos Oz is struck by a physical memory from his childhood in 1940s Jerusalem.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

032019031320190314 (R4)

Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult upbringing in Mandatory Palestine. Now a successful writer in his 60s, Oz is transported back to 1940s Jerusalem by a memory from childhood.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Writer Amos Oz is struck by a physical memory from his childhood in 1940s Jerusalem.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0420190314

Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. Amos Oz recalls how storytelling eased his passage through difficult schooldays and a tricky home life, as his parents' marriage crumbles.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Amos Oz remembers how storytelling transported him as his parents' marriage crumbled.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

042019031420190315 (R4)

Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. Amos Oz recalls how storytelling eased his passage through difficult schooldays and a tricky home life, as his parents' marriage crumbles.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Amos Oz remembers how storytelling transported him as his parents' marriage crumbled.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0520190315

Israeli writer and intellectual Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. In this final extract, Oz recalls the traumatic event which led him to leave his family and join the kibbutz where he would spend the next 30 years.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Amos Oz recalls the events which led him to the kibbutz, where he would spend 30 years.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

052019031520190316 (R4)

Israeli writer and intellectual Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS.

The bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine. In this final extract, Oz recalls the traumatic event which led him to leave his family and join the kibbutz where he would spend the next 30 years.

Read by David Fleeshman
Written by Amos Oz
Translated by Nicholas de Lange
Abridged by Robin Brooks
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Amos Oz recalls the events which led him to the kibbutz, where he would spend 30 years.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres