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The Grass and the Sand

This is the story of a modern Jonah whom the ravages of World War II have torn from his home, scattering his family across three continents. Returning to Germany, Emmanuel meets his mother, who abandoned her four children during the war, and finds her unmoved, without any sense of guilt.

French, German
Title The Grass and the Sand
Writer's Last Name Schutz
Writer's First Name David
Genre Fiction
Publisher (Hebrew) Keter
No. Pages 216pp.
Book title - Hebrew (phonetic) Ha-Esev Ve-Ha-Hol
  • “ Stone after stone, Schütz reconstructs his family's story like a master archaeologist.”

    Die Zeit
  • “ This novel can be compared to the writings of Gunther Grass and Koszinski. ”