By S.Y. Agnon
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This non secular novel is geared toward expanding readers’ cognizance via figuring out the attention of the Ant Syndrome. This unique expression represents all evil acts devoted through people and encompasses natural, severe selfishness. the writer instills an educational-spiritual approach in her writing that opposes this devastating syndrome with wisdom according to historical Jewish traditions and ideology.
S. Y. Agnon used to be the best Hebrew author of the 20th century, and the one Hebrew author to obtain the Nobel Prize for literature. He committed the final years of his existence to writing an enormous cycle of reports approximately Buczacz, the Galician city (now in Ukraine) during which he grew up. but whilst those tales have been gathered and released 3 years after Agnon's dying, few took detect.
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And The Crooked Shall be Made Straight & Other Stories by S.Y. Agnon