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The Messiah of Stockholm

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The Messiah of Stockholm by Cynthia Ozick
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    Feb 12, 1988 | 160 Pages

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"A truly intriguing mystery…Ozick brings off effects comparable to those of Isaac Bashevis Singer, who can persuade the reader to believe the incredible" — D. J. Enright, The New York Review of Books

"An arresting, original puzzle of a novel…The orphan desperate to know his father, a familiar theme of fairy tales and myths, is made magical once again." — People

"A spellbinding novel…The Messiah of Stockholm reaffirms Cynthia Ozick’s position as one of the finest and most imaginative writers of our time." — St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Intrigues and entertains…weaves a tale that is richly, intensely imagined." — Anne Tyler, The New Republic

"A striking book…Ozick writes with ferocious imaginative drive."

— Boston Globe

"A magician…a literary alchemist…a brilliant wordsmith."

— USA Today

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