Sunday, 26 April 2015

The Story of my Dovecote

Very pleased to see Paragraph used my photograph to accompany this beautiful story.' ....... if you ask me what the story is about, I will tell you that it's about a boy who has done well in an exam and goes to the market to buy ­pigeons for his dovecote. Simple as that. That's undeniably the plot of the story. But if you catch me at a different time, I will tell you that it's a story about the history of Jews in Russia, about Cossacks and antisemitism, about corruption and pogroms, about fragility and loss and love and loyalty and man's inhumanity to man'.

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