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  - berthirsch - LibraryThing

A little treasure, this novella by Cynthia Ozick, set in Stockholm, tells the story of a bereft, unadmired book reviewer. Lars Andemening, is an orphan of WW II, who imagines his father to be the ... Read full review

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User Review  - fearless2012 - LibraryThing

I usually lean more towards 'popular' than 'literary' fiction, or however you want to define it, but this book held some interest for me. I've been interested at various times in Swedish mythology ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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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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