A Touch of Genius: Portraits and Literary Masterpieces

D Abramovich

Hybrid Publishers | Published : 2017


In a collection of passionate, sparkling essays, one of Australia’s leading literary critics presents a fresh and exciting ode to Jewish fiction. Rescuing some brilliant texts from the dustbin of oblivion or from culture’s short-memory, Abramovich, writing with affection and authority, offers gems of critical appreciation and in-depth discussion of masterpieces and iconic authors such as Nobel Prize Winner S.Y. Agnon, Israel’s most celebrated living author Amos Oz, the mesmerising Paul Celan, the incomparable David Grossman, the extraordinary Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, the Israeli ‘Agatha Christie’, and the early pioneers of Hebrew letters. Sharing his lifetime joy of reading and engagement w..

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