She told me that she was called Dian the Beautiful, and that she belonged to the tribe of Amoz, which dwells in the cliffs above the Darel Az, or shallow sea.
Thus there was none, father, brother, or lover, to save me from Jubal the Ugly One, and I ran away and hid among the hills that skirt the land of Amoz.
She does not know it--her mother was stolen by Dian's father who came with many others of the tribe of Amoz to battle with us for our women--the most beautiful women of Pellucidar.
I guessed that in some way Hooja the Sly One was at the bottom of the matter, and I determined to go to Amoz, where I guessed that Dian might come to the protection of her brother, and do my utmost to convince her, and through her Dacor the Strong One, that we had all been victims of a treacherous plot to which you were no party.
I came to Amoz after a most trying and terrible journey, only to find that Dian was not among her brother's people and that they knew naught of her whereabouts.
The fact that liberal Zionist hypocrites, such as the likes of Israeli writers Amoz
Oz and David Grossman, are all over it says it all.
We can see the paradigm of lucrimax in the well-known short story by Amoz
Oz, "The Nomads and the Viper" ("Nevadim Va-Tzefa") written in the late fifties and first published in 1965.
In the chapter "The Right of Return (of the colonial)", the author brings into the picture three main representatives of the "Israeli peace camp": Amoz
Oz, David Grossmann and A.
Oz has said that "There is some of Yizhar in every [Israeli] writer who has come after him.
At a "Seeds Cafe," a monthly cultural gathering organized by Seeds of Peace, held in Jerusalem, a New York Times reporter asks the Israeli novelist Amoz
Oz to explain the one most important thing that "the other side" should know about his "side.
Examples include peace plans suggested by Amoz
Oz (famous writer [Haaretz, April 19, 2002]); Ram Caspi (high-powered attorney [Haaretz, March 29, 2002]); Ami Ayalon and Sari Nusseibeh (former head of the Israeli Security Service and president of Al-Quds University in Jerusalem [Haaretz, September 17, 2002; October 7, 2003]); Geneva Plan (Israeli and Palestinian officials and former high-ranking army officers [Haaretz, October 20, 2003]); Dan Ben David (professor at Tel Aviv University [Haaretz, August 2, 2005]); Ari Shavit (high-powered journalist [Maariv, June 17, 2005]).
I am grateful to Yoram Barzel, Rob Gilles, Hans Hailer, Seong Hoon Jeon, Amoz
Kats, Fahad Khalil, Chuck Mason, Steve Millsaps, Tim Perri, Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Jay Shogren, Karl Warneryd, Kwan Koo Yun, two anonymous referees, and seminar participants at Appalachian State University, University of Washington, University of Wyoming, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for their helpful comments and suggestions.