Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

July 7, 2007

Quite possibly, Dostojewski would write like this if he lived in Israel today.

(Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)


July 2, 2007

“The novel combines enormous imagination with extraordinary sobriety, leading the fantastic and the political with great talent to the point in which both naturally merge, in the state of Israel. This book marks Baram as one of the most intriguing writers in Israeli literature today.”

(Yossi Sucary, Haaretz)

Yediot Achronot

July 1, 2007

“The book of the year…This book is an extraordinary and exciting achievement, depicting a story that is larger than life. It is a brilliant book, overflowing with anger, insult, strong libido, intense urges and exceptional sensitivity to words. The diligent reader of Hebrew literature can finally exclaim – “Here is a writer”

(Maya Sella, Yediot Acharonot)