|born on||17 June 1929 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Lviv, Ukraine, 49n50, 24e0|
|Timezone||LST m30e31 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||25°42' 03°18 Asc. 21°50'|
Israeli novelist and poet.
Sadeh began writing in 1951. He published six collections of poetry, two novels, a novella, four books of diaries and essays, a children`s book and a collection of hassidic folktales. He also translated collections of poetry and novels. With no formal education beyond primary school, Sadeh consistently approached the most elementary existential issues in his writing. Referring to his work as "theological," he remarked that his writing was "a moral act." Combining mythological, autobiographical, mystical and metaphysical elements, there were those who saw him as a teacher and prophet. His style is spare, and emphasizes his desire to avoid all linguistic excess. His novel, Life As a Parable, is autobiographical account of his early life (up to age 27), widely acknowledged as his classic work, it spawned a cult following among young adults. Sadeh received the Bialik Prize in 1990.
Pinhas Sadeh was one of the most prominent figures in the world of Israeli culture.
He died 30 January 1994.
Starkman quotes his autobiography "Life as a Parable": "I was born exactly at midday"
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Vocation : Writers : Poet