The Tel Aviv Dossier

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HarperCollins, May 1, 2012 - Fiction - 216 pages
8 Reviews

The wind picks up even more, pushing me, as if it's trying to jerk the camera away from my hands. I spin around and the camera pans across the old bus terminal and someone screams...

Into the city of Tel Aviv the whirlwinds come, and nothing will ever be the same.

Through a city torn apart by a violence they cannot comprehend, three disparate people, a documentary film-maker, a yeshiva student, and a psychotic fireman, must try to survive, and try to find meaning: even if it means being lost themselves. As Tel Aviv is consumed, a strange mountain rises at the heart of the city, and shows the outline of what may be another, alien world beyond. Can there be redemption there? Can the fevered rumours of a coming messiah be true?

As the city loses contact with the outside world and closes in on itself, as the few surviving children play and scavenge in the ruins, can innocence survive, and is it possible for hope to spring amid such chaos?

A potent mixture of biblical allusions, Lovecraftian echoes, and contemporary culture, The Tel Aviv Dossier is part supernatural thriller, part meditation on the nature of belief, an original and involving novel painted on a vast canvas in which, beneath the despair, humour is never absent.

Experience the last days of Tel Aviv...

  

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Review: The Tel Aviv Dossier

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

I have always been leery of co-authored novels. I fear that either the product will be inconsistent because it was written by two authors, or the idea was so weak in the first place that it took two ... Read full review

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User Review  - Frances - Goodreads

I wasn't planning to start reading this. But I was moving books around and I flipped it open--as you do--glanced at a page, and spent the next moment blinking over the description of the severed head ... Read full review

Contents

THE FIREMANS GOSPEL PART II ELI APOCRYPHAL?
MINUTES OF THE ISRAELI UFO RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING TEL AVIV CHAPTER AUDIO TRANSCRIPT
THE SHIMSHON FRAGMENT APOCRYPHAL
THE FIREMANS GOSPEL PART III ELI APOCRYPHAL?
THE YURI ARCHIVES PART II AUDIOVIDEO RECORDING
VIOLENT CHANGES A DOCUMENTARY VIDEO RECORDING PART II HAGAR
NAAMA PODCAST I DIGITAL AUDIO
THE FIREMANS GOSPEL PART IV ELI APOCRYPHAL?
FIRST EXTRACT FROM THE SHELL LETTERS INK ON PAPER
THE TESTAMENT OF DGANIT S A FRAGMENT
THE BOOK OF DANIEL PART II
VIOLENT CHANGES A DOCUMENTARY VIDEO RECORDING PART III HAGAR
THE FIREMANS GOSPEL PART V ELI APOCRYPHAL?
THE BOOK OF DANIEL PART III
NAAMA PODCAST II DIGITAL AUDIO
THE FIREMANS GOSPEL PART VI ELI APOCRYPHAL?
NAAMA PODCAST III DIGITAL AUDIO
VIOLENT CHANGES A DOCUMENTARY VIDEO RECORDING PART IV HAGAR
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FIVE
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SEVEN
ONE
TWO
THE WAR
THREE
THE WAR
FOUR
THE WAR
FIVE
THE WAR
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
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Lavie Tidhar is the author of the linked-story collection HebrewPunk (2007) and the novellas An Occupation of Angels (2005), Cloud Permutations (2009), and Gorel & The Pot-Bellied God (2010). He also edited the anthologies A Dick & Jane Primer for Adults (2008) and The First Apex Book of World SF (2009). He can be found online at lavietidhar.co.uk.

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