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A dazzling display of empathy Gavron creates two eually compelling narrators the bomber and his victim This is a virtuoso work; a pitch perfect rendering of real Israeli life in all its chaos energy humor and terro Contrasting humour with suspense Assaf Gavron s Almost Dead tells the story of two contrasting characters a mid thirties Israeli yuppie nicknamed Croc who works for a time management company with Fahmi a reluctant Palestinian bomb maker and terrorist who when we meet him is in a coma recalling his life Croc becomes a minor celebrity because he survives three terror attacks Fahmi is trying to understand his life and how he got where he is It becomes evident early on that the two are heading for a collision course because Fahmi s older brother thinks Croc should be taken out as he s become a symbol to the people in Tel Aviv Gavron was educated in London and Vancouver and brings both an insider s view of Israel where he grew up and an outsider s jaundiced view of both the country and its modern reality TV media landscape and the culture of celebrity Mixing satire with a detective story keeps the suspense building and the book is eual parts wit and a serious comment on modern Israeli life It s dead on in both aspects and a must read for anyone trying to fathom the complexities of the Middle East or for anyone who enjoys a thriller Top marks for Gavron BH

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R I couldn’t put it down” Geraldine BrooksPolitically incorrect provocative and steeped in wit and irony Almost Dead is a fast paced tragicomic novel about the perfectly ordinary madness in today’s Middle Ea One suicide bomber blows up a bus Another blows himself up in a caf A sniper attacks a busy road Eitan Enoch known to all as the Croc survives all three incidents and finds himself an unwilling celebrity a symbol of Israeli resistance Meanwhile a Palestinian would be terrorist lies in a coma in a Jerusalem hospital trying to figure out what has happened to him and how his fate fits that of the CrocCroc Attack is pitched as a dark comedy to be honest it s not really that funny but it is a very engaging page turner with a tragi comic feel and a lot to say about everyday life and attitudes in Israel Dark depressing and highly recommended

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An original and powerful writer His clear and honest writing blasts right through the clichés and the politically correct surface to touch the chaotic and ambiguous core of the Israeli identity” Etgar Keret“In One thing that stands out about this translation is that one of the two translators is the original author of the Hebrew book So it s easy to trust the translation here and that let me settle right in and enjoy the tone of this book It s young and modern and definitely provides an insight into the lives of the young in IsraelMy favorite uote from the book the main character describing the differences between himself and his girlfriend provides a good sense of the tone and feel of a bookThe difference between me and Duchi in one sentence is this I say things will be all right and if they aren t that s all right too Duchi says things will not be all right and if they are that s not all right either OK two sentences


10 thoughts on “תנין פיגוע

  1. says:

    Find all of my reviews at Einoch or “Croc” to his friends spends his days counting time literally at what just might be

  2. says:

    Eitan Enoch who goes by the nickname Croc is a fairly ordinary thirty three year old man living in Tel Aviv with a super anxious girlfriend Duchi and parents who moved back to America But now something unordinary is happening to Croc he survives a suicide bomb attack And then gunfire on the highway to Jerusalem And then another suicide bomber's attack in a cafe while he is having coffee with the girlfriend of a man who died in the first att

  3. says:

    One thing that stands out about this translation is that one of the two translators is the original author of the Hebrew book So it's easy to trust the translation here and that let me settle right in and enjoy the tone of this book It's young and modern and definitely provides an insight into the lives of the young in IsraelMy favorite uote from the book the main character describing the differences between himself and his girlf

  4. says:

    “I didn't have time for the safe side Who has”An immersive first chapter made even impressive by the fact that the author translated his own work However flipping to the next chapter to find that this was a dual point p

  5. says:

    While I have to give Gavron credit for taking on the frightful task of writing a novel about the suicide bombings

  6. says:

    Contrasting humour with suspense Assaf Gavron's Almost Dead tells the story of two contrasting characters a mid thirties Israeli yuppie nicknamed 'Croc' who works for a time management company with Fahmi a relucta

  7. says:

    One suicide bomber blows up a bus Another blows himself up in a café A sniper attacks a busy road – Eitan Enoch known to all as the ‘Croc’ survives all three incidents and finds himself an unwilling celebrity a symbol of Israeli resistance Meanwhile a Palestinian would be terrorist lies in a coma in a Jerusalem hospital trying to figur

  8. says:

    I’ve been meaning to read this one for a while ever since randomly finding in in the library Not only is it good for international reading but it addresses a situation that’s as timely today as it was a decade or so ago when the book came out and it’ll probably be for uite some time to come since no resolution seems to ever emergethe

  9. says:

    ARC from publisherEvery once in awhile a book will find it's way into my hands that takes me completely by surp

  10. says:

    The concept behind this book two intertwined stories of an Israeli schlub who survives three consecutive terror attacks in one week and the reluctant Palestinian jihadi in a coma whose older brother organized the attacks induced me to pick it up on a whim despite having no prior knowledge about the book or its author Half of the way in I wa

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