” I was first introduced to Kafka’s writing during my compulsory army-service basic training. During that period, Kafka’s fiction felt hyperrealistic. “


” The reason I write is that I’m not in dialogue with my emotions, writing puts me in touch with myself. “


” Writing a story is kind of like surfing, as opposed to the novel, where you use a GPS to get somewhere. With surfing, you kind of jump. “


” When I started writing my stories, I thought that not only nobody outside my language, but nobody outside my neighbourhood would get them. “


” I write in a slangy colloquial speech that has not been common in the Israeli tradition of writing, and that is one of the things that gets lost a little in translation. “



All 5 Etgar Keret Quotes about Writing in picture


I was first introduced to Kafka
The reason I write is that I


Writing a story is kind of like surfing, as opposed to the novel, where you use a GPS to get somewhere. With surfing, you kind of jump.
When I started writing my stories, I thought that not only nobody outside my language, but nobody outside my neighbourhood would get them.
I write in a slangy colloquial speech that has not been common in the Israeli tradition of writing, and that is one of the things that gets lost a little in translation.
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