Yona Alon. Emil Salman

‘I Am Writing Myself to Death’: The Literary Treasure Under an Unknown Clerk's Bed

He lived a frugal life, believed that there were no innately wicked people in the world and found solace wandering alone in the forest. The story of an otherwise unknown, retired clerk named Yona Alon, whose notebooks, in which he documented his life over 13 years, are now being published

“I, Yona Alon, accuse you, Yona Alon. I accuse you because, instead of living the regular life of a regular person, you devoted all your time to reading, writing and learning. Instead of enjoying yourself on...

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