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Assaf Gavron's CrocAttack!

CrocAttack!, a novel by the Israeli writer Assaf Gavron, published on Thursday, should be particularly interesting for British readers. It tells the story of a young resident of Tel Aviv who narrowly misses being killed in terrorist attacks during the second Palestinian intifada, which began in 2000. Gavron, who is 41, was in London working on the novel when the 7/7 bombings took place, and when I met him in Tel Aviv last year he described how…

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