Never Ending Stories–essay in The Tel Aviv Review of Books

Haim Watzman A plaint about the inordinate length of too many contemporary Israeli novels. “Do not speak slightingly of the three-volume novel,” Miss Prism, the governess, cautions her charge in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Through four decades of reading Hebrew novels, I have diffidently heeded the sage advice of this sterling Victorian … Read more