Once a student of classical singing, Miss Fanny has decided she lacks the talent to succeed. She sentences herself to silence. She has a humdrum job and lives with her Aunt Leda in Tel Aviv. When an old suitor invites her to a nightclub in Jaffa, she goes, and her life begins again.
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'A delicate and minutely traced portrait of a reluctant night-club singer…Extraordinary’ -- Independent on Sunday
‘A very beautiful novel’ -- Independent
‘The book is of a piece with its heroine: open-minded, generous, and, despite efforts to the contrary, charmingly old-fashioned’ -- Times Literary Supplement
‘With impressively acute powers of observation Peleg brings Miss Fanny to life’ -- The Times
Dorit Peleg won the Tel Aviv Foundation Grant and the Haim Kugel Prize for Miss Fanny’s Voice. Following the novel’s publication, she was awarded the Israeli Prime Minister’s Grant for Literature. Born in 1953, she is the author of another novel, Una, and several collections of stories.
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