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Further Up the Path

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    She shared the 2017 Man Booker International Prize with David Grossman for her translation of A Horse Walks Into a Bar.
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    About the Translator
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    and everyone at BOA Editions, and to Keter Publishing House for their kind permission to reprint the Hebrew.
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    come to gather the newly ripened azure delicacies
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    One day the wind was kind and whispered to me with the distant chirping of a flock of birds. I ran quickly toward the blue pear tree that stood out on the horizon, and as I got closer I saw that it was surrounded by the birds, who had
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    So I traveled to the distant land and wandered its prairies until it seemed I had trod upon every single blade of grass down to the very last one
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    This legend aroused great hunger in me, as well as the recognition that I would not be sated until I could taste the fruit.
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    On my travels I heard tell of the blue pear, a small azure fruit that grows on an ancient and singular tree on the outskirts of an expansive, barren plateau in a distant land.
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    The Blue Pear
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    The Tale of an Author
    I am writing the tale of an author who himself is writing a tale. He does not know if he will have time, but he hopes to finish his work before I do, for if I complete my story about him while he is still writing, his story will never be done.
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    The Exiled Empress
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    After a short silence she was told: It was you who cast the spell that makes me persecute you! Replied the witch: Stop persecuting me and I shall undo the spell.
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    The witch begged for her life and demanded to know what sin she had committed.
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    looking gaunt, with a long beard, dressed in tatters
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    Bureau of Animal Protection
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    Further up the path from there I saw a girl with teeth like coals, peeling a strange fruit. Each layer of the fruit reveals another layer, and the girl continues to peel it endlessly. I ask every person who walks up this path not to frighten away the peacocks.
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    Further Up the Path
    Further up the path I saw colorless peacocks.
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    A beautiful garden brimming with flowers in half the colors of the rainbow, with butterflies in the other half fluttering above them, and songbirds warbling pleasantly in evergreen trees, with a babbling fish pond in its center, and by the time you return from your travels the pond will dry up and the trees will wither, the birds will flee, the colors will fade, and there shall come up briers and thorns. Shall you not go?
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    Wait!—the nightingale thought of saying—The screech is not mine! I hate it just as much you do!
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    As soon as the girl heard the screech, she cupped her hands over her ears, closed the window, and drew the curtains shut.
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