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YUDKIN / YITZHAK BEN-NER, ISRAELI NOVELIST
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ception and through to the troubled recent events. But the prin­
cipal focus is always on the individual operating in the extreme
situation. The Ben-Ner character/amalgam of characters looks
two ways, and he is, whether technically “normal” or not, a bor­
derline case, an outsider.
A
mystery lies at the heart of his sit­
uation, a mystery that is inevitable, as it derives from human
nature.
Books by Yitzhak Ben-Ner:
Ha-Ish mi-Sham,
Am Oved, 1967
Shekiah Kafrit,
Am Oved, 1976
Aharei ha-Geshem,
Keter, 1979
Eretz Rehokah,
Keter, 1981
Protokol,
Keter, 1982
Malakhim Ba’im,
Keter, 1987
Ta’atuon,
Keter, 1989
Boker Shel Shotim,
Keter, 1992
In English Translation:
The Man from There,
Tel Aviv, Sabra Books, 1969