The Messiah of Stockholm

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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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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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"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."

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

-- USA Today

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