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  - Martina - Goodreads

Interesting for Slavists because of the reference to Bruno Schulz. Also a good book for a holiday reading. Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

At the start this book I was enthralled with its exquisite lyricism, but after I got past chapter four, it dragged horribly. Ozick used too many obscure words, I kept having to refer to my dictionary ... 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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