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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
D
i s c h e
, I
r e n e
.
The Jewess: Stories from Berlin and New York.
London:
Bloomsbury, 192. 213 p.
A collection of short stories dealing with the emotional contra­
band — guilt, love, loyalty and disappointment — which people
carry with them.
F
r i e d
, E
r i c
.
Children and fools.
Tr. by Martin Chalmers. London: Ser­
pent’s Tail, 1992. 192 p.
H
a l e v i
, Z
e
ev
B
en
S
h l o m o
.
The annointed: A kabbalistic novel,
pbk. ed.
Bath: Gateway Books, 1992. 239 p.
The hero, Don Immanuel, is a converso Jew who leads a dis­
cussion group, whose members are o f the three dominant faiths
of Spain in 1492. He is ultimately burned at the stake.
J
a c o b s o n
, H
o w a r d
.
The very model of a man.
London: Viking, 1992.
342 p.
An irreverantly comic novel giving a view of the Creation as
seen through the eyes o f Cain.
J
o s i p o v ic i
, G
a b r ie l
.
In a hotel garden.
Manchester: Carcaret, 1993.
144 p.
K
e m e lm a n
, H
a r r y
.
The day the Rabbi resigned.
London: Severn House,
1992. 288 p.
Another investigation by Rabbi Small.
P
o t o k
, H
a im
.
The gift of Asher Lev.
pbk. ed. London: Penguin, 1992.
370 p.
R
o b i n
, R
o b e r t
.
Above the law.
London: A. Deutsch, 1992. 320 p.
The story o f Sam Yones, a Jewish boy who makes good but
who has a lot to hide.
S
eg a l
, E
r i c
.
Acts of faith.
London: Hutchinson, 1992. 529 p.
W
e in e r
, S
h e l l e y
.
The last honeymoon.
London: Constable, 1992. 205 p.
A tongue-in-cheek look at Jewish married life — the relationship
between the couple Arthur and Judith Goldman and their rela­
tions with their own parents.
W
e in e r
, S
h e l l e y
.
The joker.
London: Constable, 1993. 224 p.
The author o f ‘A sisters’ tale’ and ‘The last honeymoon’ follows
the trials and tribulations o f the heroine and her struggle to come
to terms with being fat and funny.
Y
e h o s h u a
,
A.B.
Mr. Mani.
Tr. from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin.
London: P. Halban, 1993. 368 p.
A series o f Five conversations presents the story o f the Mani
family from Athens in 1840 to present day Jerusalem.
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