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Jul 23, 2024 | ISBN 9780593701607

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“[A] rollicking tale . . . Anderson stocks the exhilarating narrative with sea battles, comely spies, duels, and double crosses, and succeeds at transporting the reader back to 11th-century Italy and Byzantium. Readers will be swept up in this marvelous adventure.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“M. T. Anderson is one of our greatest and most precious voices. His books aren’t just brilliantly witty and vastly entertaining, they’re fixed stars of wisdom and sanity in our increasingly unhinged universe. When lost, I use them to steer by.”
—Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians Trilogy

“Anderson is a once-in-a-generation perfect storm of wit, ethical zing, and sheer linguistic power.”
George Saunders, author of Liberation Day and Lincoln in the Bardo

“Witty and deeply affecting, a pointed send-up of power, theology, ownership, and the divine, all executed with masterful flair.”
Gretchen Felker-Martin, author of Manhunt and Cuckoo

“A miracle worker, M. T. Anderson has exhumed the bones of holy legend and startled them to life. Nicked is a far-fetched caper based on the actual heist of the corpse of Saint Nicholas. At once blessedly comic and acerbic, Anderson’s confession of devotion to the unresolvable mysteries of faith and love had me laughing out loud and tearing up—nearly simultaneously.”
—Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked and Elphie

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