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Amos Oz, author who chronicled Israel's struggles, dead at 79

Updated : December 28, 2018 10:13 PM IST

Over a 50-year career, Oz chronicled his country's rise from the ashes of the Holocaust and its struggles - among Jews and Arabs, secularists and zealots, conservatives and liberals.
His writing - witty, scholarly, and often moody and erotic - won international plaudits, and he was a frequent bookies' favourite for the Nobel Prize for Literature. But his political views sometimes stirred up rancour at home.
Amos Oz, author who chronicled Israel's struggles, dead at 79

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