• "Oz evokes Israeli life with the same sly precision with which Chekhov evoked pre-Revolutionary Russian life"

    Los Angeles Times
  • "A marvellous ability to transport the reader into a new set of ideas, feelings and fears... The whole book is masterly"

    Financial Times
  • "A peerless imaginative chronicler of his country's inner and outer transformations"

  • "An exquisite thinker, Oz is a rare blast of sanity and intelligence"