The Messiah of Stockholm: A Novel

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Vintage Books, 1988 - Fiction - 141 pages
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A small group of Jews weave a web of intrigue and fantasy around a book reviewer's contention that he is the son of Borus Schultz, the legendary Polish writer killed by the Nazis before his magnum opus, THE MESSIAH, could be brought to light.

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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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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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About the author (1988)

Cynthia Ozick, a recipient of a Lannan Award for fiction and a National Book Critics Circle winner for essays, is the author of Trust, The Messiah of Stockholm, The Shawl, and The Puttermesser Papers. She lives in New York.

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