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נוילנד

3.87  ·  Rating details ·  513 ratings  ·  52 reviews
נוילנד נבטה בראשו של אשכול נבו לפני 11 שנה, וגם כשעבד על צימר בגבעתיים, ארבעה בתים וגעגוע ו-משאלה אחת ימינה , הוסיף נבו לפתח את נוילנד, ספר אותו הוא מגדיר "הספר שתמיד רצה לכתוב".

נוילנד מתרחש ברובו בנופיה הדרמטיים של דרום אמריקה. כדי לכתוב עליהם ארז אשכול נבו תרמיל ומחברת ויצא לתחקיר של שבועיים ביבשת. בדרום אמריקה נפגש עם מכשפים אינדיאניים, טיפס על פסגות מושלגות ודלילות חמ
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Paperback, 547 pages
Published 2011 by Zmora Bitan
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K
Aug 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
I'm giving this book four stars because it was a 500+ page book in Hebrew, and it managed to maintain my interest despite these two strikes against it. With that said, there were some draggy parts and I did start to tire of it at times in the middle and toward the end. On the other hand, the story's themes were interesting and well-executed. So, four stars.

Several story lines converge with multiple viewpoints and timelines, a device about which I tend to be ambivalent. Sometimes it felt as if Ne
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Elazar
Nov 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Can't put it down. This book touches my heart on so many levels. A beautifully written masterpiece. Would have been even way better without the ideological stuff in the last third of the book.
Agnes
Oct 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
È uno dei tanti libri che mi è dispiaciuto terminare .
Complimenti a Nevo, spero che i prossimi non mi deludano e complimenti ai traduttori veramente bravi, soprattutto per le pagine del diario- senza punteggiatura- non facili da leggere neanche in italiano. Un libro che ha tante chiavi di lettura: ciascuno può scegliere quella che più gli si confà. Io ho scelto questo: cogli l'attimo, non ritorna più . Qualcuno ha scritto : finirlo vuol dire dover elaborare un lutto.... : concordo.
Siv30
Aug 14, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: travel, dystopia, makor, icast
נוילנד הוא לא ספר גרוע הוא ספר עם עריכה גרועה וחוסר הכוונה משמעותית שאפילו קצוות העלילה המעניינים והראויים הולכים לאיבוד.

לולאי ידעתי שזה ספרו השלישי או הרביעי של אשכול נבו, היתי סבורה כי מדובר בספר ביכורים והבלגן הזה שנקרא נוילנד- על כל מגרעותיו- היה נסלח בעיניי. אבל, סופר בשל, שכבר פרסם כמה ספרים ועבד על הספר או בישל אותו 11 שנים - זה מאוד מאכזב.

הכי כואב בעיניי הוא חוסר הפוקוס בעלילה, מה בדיוק אשכול נבו רוצה שתהיה העלילה העיקרית? החיפוש אחר האב האובד? המסע של מני? המסע של עינבר? המסע של דורי?
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Lese lust
Es gab Passagen in deren Buch, die ich sehr lesenswert fand. Insgesamt aber war die gesamte Konstruktion, die holzschnittartigen Charaktere und die Tatsache, dass eine Unzahl von für sich genommen interessanten Themen so zusammen gepresst wurden, meine Leserreisen stark reduziert.

Die Geschichte des ewigen Juden hat mich besonders in Lesefluss gestört.
Patrizia
Mar 05, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Libro denso e complesso, in cui il tempo della narrazione è frammentato tra presente, ricordo e sogno. Tanti i punti di vista, tanti i personaggi. Centrale il tema del viaggio. Viaggio verso la salvezza, dalla Polonia minacciata dai tedeschi a Israele; viaggio in cerca del padre scomparso, che è al tempo stesso distacco dalla sicurezza della consuetudine e ricerca interiore, scoperta di sé in cui le certezze già traballanti vengono definitivamente messe in discussione.
“Chi non ha un posto, scopr
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Claudia
Mar 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Un libro che avrei voluto leggere con parsimonia per godere di ogni singola parola e sensazione; per far mia ogni pagina assaporandola con la calma che merita. E invece non ci sono riuscita; troppo attratta e ammaliata dall’apparente semplicità e facilità con cui Nevo ti prende e ti porta lontano.
Viaggi con lui pur viaggiando da sola.
E i personaggi sono veri, vivi, “parlanti” e per questo entri in empatia con loro, con ognuno di loro, immediatamente. Impari a conoscerli fin da subito perché ognu
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Ginny_1807
Jun 23, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romanzi
Romanzo più articolato e complesso rispetto a "La simmetria dei desideri", di cui sviluppa alcuni temi di base.
Più maturo, forse; certo più ambizioso e, se si vuole, anche un tantino pretenzioso. Caratterizzato però dalla stessa prosa vivace, ironica, intrigante, e da quella singolare sensibilità psicologica che fa amare in Nevo il modo in cui individua, focalizza e disseziona i sentimenti ed i legami affettivi tra le persone.
L'amore, il dolore, la gioia; l'incomprensione, il dubbio, la nostal
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The Brain in the Jar
Jul 19, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: israeli-fiction
Israelis love to escape, or maybe they just need to. It’s a country constantly under the threat of war. The fear of an attack is always upon us whenever we go outside. Even if we don’t consciously think something might happen, it’s in the back of the head. The news is constantly informing us about who died and who got injured. While everyone else in the Western world is having sex at the age of 18, we’re learning how to use a gun.

The desire to escape is all over the country. Not everyone actuall
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Paolo Gianoglio
Sep 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cosa distingue un qualsiasi romanzo da un grande romanzo? Che cosa rende degno un libro di essere ricordato, segnalato, consigliato? Io non sono un critico letterario, non è il mio mestiere; ma credo che la risposta sia da un lato la capacità di fotografare un momento storico e sociale, uno scenario collettivo, mettendone in luce le potenzialità e le contraddizioni; dall’altro il saper far emergere, nel contesto di un epoca e di un luogo definiti, la condizione umana e le sue eterne domande e di ...more
Mandy
Mar 05, 2014 rated it liked it
When Dorit’s father goes travelling in South America following the death of his wife, Dorit feels impelled to go and find him. On his search, he meets Inbar, who is on a journey of her own to escape a grief she cannot deal with. The lives of all three of them become intertwined as they wander through South America searching for Dorit’s father, meeting a disparate group of people on the way, all of whom are on some sort of personal quest.
This is an insightful and often moving tale, part family me
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Evelyn
Mar 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If I could have rated this book a 6--or better still a 10--I would happily have done so it's that wonderful (though I did find the ending a bit vague and not wholly satisfying). Still, Nevo's themes and his ability to surprise as he weaves together a complex plot provide the reader with some lovely imagery and many deeply moving moments.

Dori's middle aged father has disappeared while on a trip to South America after the death of his wife, Dori's mother. Dori leaves his wife and young son in Isra
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Leka
Turbine di Nevo

Dalla Altneuland di herzeliana memoria alla Neuland desiderata. Un viaggio della -e nella- terza generazione di israeliani.
Tra sogno e realtà, desiderio e ferita. Per vivere.
In una lotta per felicità, individuale e di popolo, che non ha tregua.


Nota personale: Questo è un libro che, pur non essendo bellissimo, non riesco a lasciarmi dietro. Troppo aperto. E necessariamente aperto. Ma io vorrei che qualche cerchio si chiudesse su una sicurezza da cui -e grazie alla quale- poter ri
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Leilla
Aug 24, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: hebrew-owned
I liked it but... it was a bit too long, and I wasn't to keen on the final quarter. I thought it was, well, a but naive, preachy, and silly. Also the ending was anticlimactic. However the characters were interesting and well crafted, and the prose was excellent, so yes, it was a good book. It could have used more of a plot. The first quarter should not be more exciting than the last.
Truthfully, I think if had tightened the book more and cut off 150 pages it would have been a better book.
Margaret Crampton
This is a brilliant book with a theme of the wandering Jew and explores love in all its guises. Nevo weaves a complex tale of two linked families through 3 generations: their marriages and passions and sacrifices.
AlgunosLibrosBuenos
Hoy en el Blog os traemos la reseña de la novela Los destinos invisibles del autor israelí Eshkol Nevo que se ha convertido en una de las voces fundamentales de las nuevas generaciones de escritores de la narrativa israelí.

Reseña completa en https://algunoslibrosbuenos.com/los-d...
Francisco Perez
Oct 16, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
La historia es fascinante, ideal para nostálgicos de la vida, personas que se preguntan "que hubiese pasado si", como los circulos se van cerrando, el destino, la fe. La búsqueda del fin ultimo y mas importante que es el amor. Igual como contrapartida, me parece que le sobran unas 100 pag. Pero fue una linda experiencia. Lo recomiendo
K C
Jul 31, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book. Sympathetic characters, interesting plot, lessons to be learned without them being hit over your head. It's a story of longing, wandering and is the grass really greener?, and striving for something better. Just a good read.
Yuri Meshman
Nov 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
What to do when a relationship stops working but you already have roots?
Described across 3 generations, on a personal level (marriage with children)
and a national level (Country of residence -- in this case Israel -- with relatives there).
Emma
May 17, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Thoroughly enjoyable read.
Shaka Blumenfeld
Dec 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
ספר מעולה! באותו הזמן טיילתי והרגשתי שאני לא לבד במסע. באמת חובה לכל אדם שמחליט לנסוע ולראות עולם.
Stefania
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ho letto in alcune recensioni che questo non è il miglior libro di questo autore quindi devo correre ad acquistare gli altri perché io ho amato questo libro.
Elena Favaro
May 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Un librone. Si intrecciano le storie di Inbar e Dori, personaggi appassionanti, in un contesto storico e culturale molto interessante. Da assaporarsi lentamente...
Rachel Hila
Feb 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
a journey book of 2 persons who attractive to each other and bond in some strange journey in south america. love it
Buchdoktor
Oct 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: israel, family
In Familien von Holocaust-Überlebenden kann theoretisch niemand etwas wirklich Schlimmes widerfahren; denn was könnte schlimmer sein als die Erinnerungen der Überlebenden? Lilli floh als junges Mädchen nach Palästina, ihre Familie überlebte den Holocaust nicht. Ihr Leben lang wird Lilli der Gedanke belasten, dass sie sich vor ihrer Abreise nicht mehr von ihrem Vater verabschieden konnte. Während sich in der Gegenwart ein weiterer Krieg um Israel ankündigt, ängstigt sich die zunehmend verwirrte L ...more
La Stamberga dei Lettori
Dec 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mara
Confesso che ad invitarmi all’acquisto di Neuland sono state, in primo luogo, le parole che il suo Autore, Eshkol Nevo, ha pronunciato il giorno della presentazione del romanzo, appena pubblicato con Neri Pozza (prima edizione all’estero: quella italiana!), nell’ambito di Festival Letteratura di Mantova, a Settembre scorso: “[Israele ] è il mio Paese; non potrei vivere da nessun’altra parte. Posso certo criticare la politica di questo o quel Governo, ma l’amore resta. La mia lingua madre, l’Ebra ...more
Fragmentage
Jan 02, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: favourites
Als ich irgendwann Anfang des Jahres bei meiner Schwägerin im Regal "Neuland" entdeckte und - obwohl auf Hebräisch - die ersten Seiten an Ort und Stelle anlas, war ich sofort gefangen und fest entschlossen, dieses im Original durchzubeißen. Das habe ich leider am Ende nicht ganz geschafft und nach knapp zwei Dritteln das komplexe 550-Seiten Werk (in der deutschen Übersetzung sind es 634) erstmal zur Seite gelegt. Als es neulich in unserer deutschen Bibliothek auftauchte, musste ich blitzschnell ...more
Silvia
Per quanto riguarda la storia, beh, non male. Il libro è godibile e appassionante, si fa leggere con piacere, è una lettura senza pensieri perfetta per la fase di ‘decompressione’ dopo letture importanti e in un certo senso pesanti.

All'inizio le diverse voci narranti sembrano più un esercizio di stile che altro, soprattutto quando si inserisce anche Eludina, alter-ego emancipato e indipendente di Inbar. E l’ebreo errante mi è parso un po’ forzatamente incluso nella storia. L’intrecciarsi di tant
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Jeremy Epstein
Sep 13, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Few books bring a tear to my eye, but the end of Neuland did. I was attracted to this book mainly because I've backpacked extensively in South America (and, to a lesser extent, because of my Jewish heritage). Neuland serves as a decent (although somewhat lacking) travel memoir for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina. It also delves (fairly lightly) into the philosophical issues of the nature of Zionism, and the ideological challenges for the future of Zionist Israel. Plus there are the topics ...more
Ender
Jul 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Adem elması.
Yazarın kesinlikle bir adem elması takıntısı var.
Çok merak ettiğim bir kitaptı, İsrail toplumunu anlamak açısından, İsrail kurulurken olmaya çalışıp olamadığı şeylerden bahseden kısımlarıydı benim asıl ilgimi çeken. Yahudi halkının vatan özleminin, ''Gezgin Yahudi'' tanımının artık bittiği, ancak Yahudilerin artık vatanlarının olmasıyla karakterlerinin de değiştiği, ve belki de 2000 yıllık vatansızlık sonrasında toplumsal karakterin vatansızlık olduğunu irdelediği bölümler şaşırtıcı
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Eshkol Nevo was born in Jerusalem in 1971. He studied copywriting at the Tirza Granot School and psychology at Tel Aviv University. Today, Nevo owns and co-manages the largest private creative writing school in Israel and is considered the “godfather” of many upcoming young Israeli writers. He has published novels, short stories and nonfiction. His novels have all been top bestsellers.
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