The Messiah of Stockholm: a novel

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A.A. Knopf, 1987 - Fiction - 141 pages
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Heralded author Cynthia Ozick sets her new novel in contemporary Stockholm, where a group of Jewish refugees from Poland weave an intricate web of intrigue and fantasy around a book reviewer's contention that he is the son of a legendary writer killed by the Nazis.

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Cynthia Ozick is a fabulous writer - this book is gorgeously written, filled with stunning metaphors and incisive observation. And it's very funny. A book particularly worth reading if you are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Barbara - Goodreads

I followed the "action" of the novel but the language was so convoluted & circuitous only willpower kept me with it, despite it being a short book. Strikes me that I'm too Midwestern, straight forward ... Read full review


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CYNTHIA OZICK is the author of numerous acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction.?She is a recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Man Booker International Prize. Her stories have won four O. Henry first prizes.

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