“All those who admire Aharon Appelfeld’s work will find Gila Ramras-Rauch’s analysis both exciting and rewarding.” —Elie Wiesel
“ . . . a superb study . . . ” —The Forward
“An indispensable spiritual roadmap to Israeli writer Appelfeld’s fictional universe, this sophisticated study offers sensitive analyses of his novels and short-story collections.” —Publishers Weekly
“In this impressive critical study of Appelfeld’s narrative art, G. Ramras-Rauch has provided a comprehensive, intelligent reading of the complete oeuvre.” —Choice
Contemporary Hebrew novelist Aharon Appelfeld weaves sensitive and disturbing tales about individuals in the pre- and post-Holocaust worlds. Ramras-Rauch’s account of his life and his entire body of fiction provides a perceptive guide to Appelfeld’s oeuvre.