The story, which moves backwards chronologically comprises of five conversations each centring on the fate of a different member of the Mani family and in each case the responses of one person is absent; on a kibbutz in 1982, where a pregnant student tells her mother about her strange meeting in Jerusalem with Judge Mani; in occupied Crete in 1944, a German soldier tells of his experiences there with the Mani family; in British occupied Jerusalem in 1918 a British Jew briefs his commanding officer on the forthcoming trial of Yosef Mani; in Poland in 1899 a young doctor reports to his father of a journey to Jerusalem with his sister, who falls in love with Dr Moshe Mani; finally in Athens in 1848 Avraham Mani reports to his mentor about his trip to Jerusalem and the death there of his son, the first Yosef Mani.
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 14th February 2002
Publisher: Peter Halban Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 19.8 x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1