With New Novel, Meir Shalev Moves Closer to Entering Pantheon of Israeli Greats

Told over the course of three generations, the captivating 'Two She-Bears' elevates the crime novel to a higher level, and Shalev toward his peers Amos Oz, David Grossman and A.B. Yehoshua.

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“Two She-Bears,” by Meir Shalev (translated by Stuart Schoffman), Schocken, 299pp., $25.95