In het boek 'De grote vrouw' van meesterverteller Meir Shalev draait het om Refael Maier. Hij is grootgebracht door 'de grote vrouw', een combinatie van zijn teruggetrokken moeder, krengerige zus, gierige grootmoeder en twee tantes. Met zijn tweeënvijftig jaar is hij inmiddels de oudste nog levende man in zijn familie ooit. Zijn vader, grootvader en twee ooms zijn allen jong gestorven. Daardoor zi
Subject
Israël
Title
De grote vrouw
Author
Meir Shalev
Translator
Ruben Verhasselt
Language
Dutch
Original language
Hebrew
Original title
Be-veto ba-midbar
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Ambo/Anthos B.V., 2013
ISBN
9789041417855
CloudLibrary
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About Meir Shalev

Meir Shalev (Hebrew: מאיר שלו‎; born 29 July 1948) is an Israeli writer and newspaper columnist for the daily Yedioth Ahronoth . Shalev's books have been translated into 26 languages.

Biography

Shalev was born in Nahalal, Israel. Later he lived in Jerusalem and at Ginosar with his family. He is the son of the Jerusalem poet Yitzhak Shalev. His cousin Zeruya Shalev is also a writer.

Shalev was drafted into the IDF in 1966, and did his military service in the Golani Brigade. He served as a soldier, a squad leader in the brigade's reconnaissance company. Shalev fought in The Six Day War, and a few months after the war was injured in a friendly fire incident.

He began his career by presenting ironic features on television and radio. He also moderated the program Erev Shabbat ("Friday night") on Israel channel one. His first novel, The Blue Mountain, was published in 198…Read more on Wikipedia