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One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same Sea beyond transcending the conflict, is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same. Amos Oz#Below 71
Amos Oz#Below 71
The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic. Amos Oz#Actual 69
Amos Oz#Actual 69
All of my novels are democracies. Amos Oz#Democracies 64
Amos Oz#Democracies 64
But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a coalition and who runs the country. Amos Oz#Balance 63
Amos Oz#Balance 63
Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you take your time. Reading is not an exception. Amos Oz#Delightful 62
Amos Oz#Delightful 62
I wrote a novel about Israelis who live their own lives on the slope of a volcano. Near a volcano one still falls in love, one still gets jealous, one still wants a promotion, one still gossips. Amos Oz#Falls 57
Amos Oz#Falls 57
Israel of the coastal plain, where eight out of ten Israeli Jews live far removed from the occupied territories, from the fiery Jerusalem, from the religious and nationalistic conflicts, is unknown to the outside world, almost unknown to itself. Amos Oz#Almost 54
Amos Oz#Almost 54
I have seen for the first time in 100 years of conflict, the two peoples - the Israeli people and the Palestinian people - are ahead of their leaderships. Amos Oz#100 52
Amos Oz#100 52
In many ways, I regard Sharon and Arafat as birds of a feather. Amos Oz#Arafat 52
Amos Oz#Arafat 52
But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel, which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere. It is a novel about everyday people far removed from fundamentalism, fanaticism nationalism, or militancy of any sort. Amos Oz#Anywhere 42
Amos Oz#Anywhere 42
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