Amos Oz on his novel Judas – books podcast

Israel Comments Off

The Israeli novelist Amos Oz talks about prose, poetry and politics in his latest novel, Judas

The novelist Amos Oz has been exploring the complexities of the Israeli experience in a career that stretches back more than 50 years. His latest novel, Judas, examines betrayal and belief in a multi-layered story that moves between Christianity’s early days and 1950s Jerusalem.

When he came to discuss the novel in front of a Guardian Live audience, Oz explained how he started reading the gospels as a teenager and his rage at the inconsistencies at the heart of the Judas story. The wide-ranging discussion included the dangerous appeal of fanaticism, the contested line between reasonable criticism of Israel and antisemitism and his hopes for peace.

Continue reading…
Source: israel
Link : Amos Oz on his novel Judas – books podcast



Back to Top

Skip to content