Spending seven surreal years with Etgar Keret

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July 28, 2015 18:05

‘The Seven Good Years’ depicts the strange eccentricities of Israeli life through humor and wit.

3 minute read.



Etgar Keret

Etgar Keret. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

During times of war, it’s possible – in the span of a minute – to go from strolling along the beautiful serene beaches of Tel Aviv to ducking for cover as an air-raid siren warning of rocket fire pervades the air.

Nobody understands this more than Etgar Keret, who is able to articulate how life in Israel can both be heaven and hell – a surreal mix of awe-inspiring vistas and angst and terror all rolled into one.

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