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Helprin's third book, a four-part novella. Nominated for National Book Award.
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These ten stories and the title novella, Ellis Island, exhibit a tremendous range and versatility of style and technique and yet are closely unified in their beauty and in their concern with enduring and universal questions.
"It's genius . . . Ellis Island ascends to the peak of literary achievement." -- The Boston Globe
"Such an ambitious reach is almost unheard of in our short fiction." -- New York Times Book Review
"Constant brilliance . . . Rarely less than heartbreaking . . . every single story sings with purity, vibrates with light." -- Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Stories beyond compare . . . [Helprin's] imagination should be protected by some intellectual equivalent of the National Park Service." -- "Philadelphia Inquirer"
Mark Helprin is the author of, among other titles, the "New York Times" best-sellers "Winter's Tale "and "A Soldier of the Great War."
MARK HELPRIN is the author of, among other titles, the New York Times bestsellers Winter's Tale and A Soldier of the Great War.
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Book Description Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1981. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0440022045
Book Description Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1981. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0440022045