Panther In The Basement Paperback / softback
by Amos Oz
Paperback / softback
'One of the greatest prose writers in contemporary fiction' The TimesIn the last years of British rule in Jerusalem, a lonely, bookish Israeli boy befriends a British soldier in this tale of friendship in the face of enmity. Jerusalem 1947. British soldiers patrol the streets, and bullets and bombs are a nightly occurrence.
Caught up in the fervour and unrest against the occupying forces,12-year old Proffy dreams of being an underground fighter.
But some of his dreams are less heroic. Temptation lurks everywhere for the youth who wants to be a man - and betrayal not far behind.
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