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Despite the weight of the years he works tirelessly to revive the Jewish world lost in the Holocaust. Aharon Appelfeld has become one of the greatest Jewish writers of our time. He is the last Israeli writer who has witnessed the Holocaust.
His work has more than forty books, translated and published all over the world, having obtained numerous literary awards, including the Prix Médicis Etranger in 2004, and the Israel Prize .
Every day, through his murmuring voice and handwriting, the survivors, the children of Ukraine, the peasants of Yiddishland come alive in the tiny office of a Jerusalem apartment. Aharon Appelfeld, lonely, wants to fight this battle to the last breath.
But this solitude is disturbed by the encounter with a young woman. Her name is Valerie Zenatti and she is his translator in French. With her, life breathes into the apartment. For her, he will give shape to a literary and humanist inheritance, and will give it to her.
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