Book DescriptionIn these disturbing, haunting, yet strangely beautiful Stories, The terrible carnage of the Middle East is rendered in unforgettable form. In "An Unwelcome Guest,"a young Jewish settler from New York plays a deadly game of backgammon with a ghostly old Arab while his pregnant wife sleeps unaware. In "The King of the King of Falafel,"a restaurant rivalry ends in apocalyptic violence. and in the brilliant, horrifying title story, a lonely shepherd wanders a broken no-man''s..
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