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Israel and Gaza

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John Bayley: Alice, or The Art of Survival

“Reading them has an effect similar to reading the beginning of a story by Kafka—The Trial or ‘The Metamorphosis.’ The entry into a new and nightmare world is managed without preparation, with no sense of the narrator’s covert glances at the audience to see how they are taking it.”


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