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A Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem ❰PDF / Epub❯ ✅ A Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem Author Aharon Appelfeld – Buyprobolan50.co.uk A TABLE FOR ONE is set in the intimate Jerusalem cafes of the s and s, where the scent of the fresh roasted coffee and cigarette smoke wafted in with the elan of a lost European culture Appelfeld foun A TABLE FOR ONE is set for One: eBook ´ in the intimate Jerusalem cafes of the s and s, where the scent of the fresh roasted A Table PDF/EPUB ² coffee and cigarette smoke wafted in with the elan of a lost European culture Appelfeld found that it was only in a cafe and Table for One: ePUB ✓ only in a Jerusalem cafe that he could write his novels, shaping meaning and wholeness out of the fragments of his painful past A TABLE FOR ONE is an interchange between one artist and another, father and son, about their city, Jerusalem It brings together an unknown side of Aharon Appelfeld s writing, with the subtle, haunting paintings of his son, Meir Appelfeld, who studied fine art at the Royal Academy of Art, London, and exhibits widely.

    A Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem ePUB ¶ TABLE FOR ONE is an interchange between one artist and another, father and son, about their city, Jerusalem It brings together an unknown side of Aharon Appelfeld s writing, with the subtle, haunting paintings of his son, Meir Appelfeld, who studied fine art at the Royal Academy of Art, London, and exhibits widely."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 111 pages
  • A Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem
  • Aharon Appelfeld
  • English
  • 06 January 2019
  • 1592641105

About the Author: Aharon Appelfeld

AHARON APPELFELD is the author ofthan for One: eBook ´ forty works of fiction and nonfiction, including Until the Dawn s Light and The Iron Tracks both A Table PDF/EPUB ² winners of the National Jewish Book Award and The Story of a Life winner of the Prix M dicis tranger Other honors he has Table for One: ePUB ✓ received include the Giovanni Bocaccio Literary Prize, the Nelly Sachs Prize, the Israel Prize, the Bialik Prize, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, and the MLA Commonwealth Award He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has received honorary degrees from the Jewish Theological Seminary, Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion, and Yeshiva University.



10 thoughts on “A Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem

  1. Anne Anne says:

    This is a book for people who are interested in Appelfeld s personality and desire insight into how his writing style developed as well as the people and the city which influenced him It is also a book for people interested in the early years of the State Of Israel, Jerusalem in particular Appelfeld arrived in Jerusalem at the age of 14, after 7 years of living in the forests of the Carpathian mountains He describes having felt like prey running always from the hunter At age 7 he saw his m This is a book for people who are interested in Appelfeld s personality and desire insight into how his writing style developed as well as the people and the city which influenced him It is also a book for people interested in the early years of the State Of Israel, Jerusalem in particular Appelfeld arrived in Jerusalem at the age of 14, after 7 years of living in the forests of the Carpathian mountains He describes having felt like prey running always from the hunter At age 7 he saw his mother murdered and was almost murdered himself He was reunited with his father in Jerusalem Upon arrival in Israel he had no ambitions to become a writer He studied for two and a half years in Youth Aliyah and then did his army service His ambition, or illusion as he calls it, was to become an Israeli He tried to harden his body through various unpleasant physical exertions, but his body would not change So, his first attempts at writing were to bring about in words what he couldn t bring about in life He hangs out at Cafe Peter which to him wasthan a home The people who frequented Cafe Peter in those years had come from Transylvania, Hungary, Bukovina, and Bulgaria they spoke the languages of the Austro Hungarian Empire, particularly German Everything there the taste of the food, the manners, the tone of speech, the silence between the sentences was just as it had been at home..No sooner was I through the doorway, than I knew that these people were my lost uncles and cousins I was so enchanted by the place that whenever I had a spare hour I would rush over, and sit there spellbound Cafe Peter was not the only cafe that Appelfeld would frequent and favor, but it was his first Cafe Peter was Appelfeld s first school for writing He spoke to other emigres, watched, listened and learned He wrote his first book there At Cafe Peter he learns that his homeland is not the land of the Hebrew Revolution but that of the emigres All exiles had their favorite cafes, homes away from their now non existent homes in Europe They would gather there every day to talk or just to have a place to think, write, observe other people or to socialize Appelfeld met other writers in the cafe world and several of them taught him about writing He met and learned from all of the great writers in Jerusalem at that time, including S.Y Agnon and Gershom Sholem Applefeld would reward himself for writing a good page by taking walks to places he loved Some of these places were the homes of good friends, like Leib Rochman, a Yiddish writer Or he would walk around his own neighborhood, Rehavia, alone at night Sometimes he would walk with friends through different neighborhoods in Jerusalem enjoying the peculiarities of each one For a rare glimpse in to this writer s feelings about himself, his writing and the city he loves, this brief memoir is a must

  2. Simon Freeman Simon Freeman says:

    The best book on writing and art I have read since Hemingway s Moveable Feast.

  3. Sharon Jihad Levine Sharon Jihad Levine says:

    I loved this book It also included artwork by Appelfeld s son, Meir Appelfeld opens up and talks about his early experiences in Jerusalem, the people and writers he meets along the way, and how Jerusalem becomes his city He also gives us a glimpse into the cafes of Jerusalem and the people who frequent them Appelfeld opens up and shares his writing process He talks about the experience of uprootedness and how it affects all aspects of his life and the lives of his friends, and his writi I loved this book It also included artwork by Appelfeld s son, Meir Appelfeld opens up and talks about his early experiences in Jerusalem, the people and writers he meets along the way, and how Jerusalem becomes his city He also gives us a glimpse into the cafes of Jerusalem and the people who frequent them Appelfeld opens up and shares his writing process He talks about the experience of uprootedness and how it affects all aspects of his life and the lives of his friends, and his writing If you have read his other works, you ll recognize how he includes his personal experiences and people he s met along the way into his novels It s almost like a memoir 2 from A Story of a Life

  4. Simon Freeman Simon Freeman says:

    Simply the best book about writing ever written It demands to be read and re read

  5. Laura Simon Laura Simon says:

    Beautifully written book by Aharon Appelfeld about his writing in the cafes of Jerusalem Deeply introspective and insightful Loved this book

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