Meir Shalev publishes new novel and talks violence, the New Man and why he avoids politics
The newest novel by Shalev - one of Israel’s most celebrated authors – is a tale of revenge, masculinity and violent acts, told by a female narrator.
Ever since I finished reading Meir Shalev’s new book, I have been seeing snakes everywhere, actual snakes, like the one reported on in the news recently who bit a man to death. Shalev says there are several cases like that every year, but that we simply don’t take notice. Being fatally bitten by a snake is what happens to Neta, son of Ruta, the narrator of his book “Two She-Bears”...
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