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Author: Shlomo Kalo
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars
A lethal microorganism, adapted to attack only the DNA of Jews, is running riot in a settlement in Galilee.
Racially motivated biological terror is the chilling specter evoked by renowned storyteller Shlomo Kalo in this fast-moving and thought-provoking novel.
While on vacation in Zurich, an Israeli microbiologist and his wife learn of a frightening development back in their homeland. A former colleague of the husband, now a radicalized Muslim, has set lose from afar a disastrous strain in Israel. The couple along with the Mossad are drafted in to avert disaster.
As the story races from Zurich to Berlin, New York to Israel, the thrilling plot is interlaced with philosophical and spiritual insights about life in today’s chaotic world, as we root for the humorous and harmonious couple to save the day.
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About the Author:
Prolific novelist and thinker, Shlomo Kalo, one of the very few Israeli writers nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature, has published 80 titles in a variety of genres and themes.
Kalo was born in 1928 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He joined the anti-Fascist underground before reaching his teens and wound up in a concentration camp at the age of 15. After studying medicine and working as a journalist in Prague, and training as a pilot for Mahal, he immigrated to Israel in 1949. He was awarded an MSc in microbiology from Tel Aviv University in 1958. For 26 years and until his retirement, he worked as regional director of medical laboratories.
In 1969, a sharp turn in his life occurred. It subsequently affected his life, his thoughts and his highly prolific literary activity.
Shlomo Kalo wrote 80 titles, some of which were translated and published in 16 countries. He wrote novels, short fiction, literature for younger readers, non-fiction (philosophy, spirituality), a thriller and more. His short stories appeared in probably all literary magazines in Israel and the media often covered his writings and thoughts. Between the years 2006-2014 he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Shlomo Kalo died peacefully in his house on 8.30.2014. His last words were: “Everything is excellent for he who is not subjugated”.
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