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Only Yesterday

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Only Yesterday

S. Y. Agnon,"Only Yesterday"
Publisher: Princeton University Press | 2002 | ISBN:0691095442 | PDF | 688 pages | 1.39 MB



Israeli Nobel Laureate S.Y. Agnon's famous masterpiece, his novel Only Yesterday, here appears in English translation for the first time. Published in 1945, the book tells a seemingly simple tale about a man who immigrates to Palestine with the Second Aliya–the several hundred idealists who returned between 1904 and 1914 to work the Hebrew soil as in Biblical times and revive Hebrew culture. Only Yesterday quickly became recognized as a monumental work of world literature, but not only for its vivid historical reconstruction of Israel's founding society.