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How far would you go to fulfil your father's last wishes? The new novel from the Pulitzer-prize shortlisted author of WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK

Produktbeschreibung
How far would you go to fulfil your father's last wishes? The new novel from the Pulitzer-prize shortlisted author of WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Orion Publishing Co
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 683315
  • Seitenzahl: 203
  • Erscheinungstermin: Juni 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 188mm x 127mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 194g
  • ISBN-13: 9781474611039
  • ISBN-10: 1474611036
  • Artikelnr.: 55474618
Autorenporträt
Nathan Englander is the author of the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, an international best seller, and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, and the nov­els The Ministry of Special Cases and Dinner at the Center of the Earth. His books have been translated into twenty-two languages. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a PEN/Malamud Award, the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Let­ters, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013. He is Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughter.
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A rare blessing . . . a smart and witty novel . . . infused with delight. The Washington Post

Tender, wry and entertaining. . . . Englander s trademark humor is on display, but most striking and moving about kaddish.com is the unabashed sweetness of a son s longing for a father. The New York Times Book Review

Satirical, inventive, and brimming with gallows humor, this novel s whip-smart look at the clash of religious and secular worlds showcases Englander at his best. Esquire
 
Ingenious. Houston Chronicle
 
A wonderfully nimble performance. . . .  kaddish.com smuggles profound moral questions under the dress of its light and diverting story. The Wall Street Journal

[A] poignant coming-to-understanding about grief, the meaning of tradition, and love between fathers and sons. Minneapolis Star Tribune
 
[A] delight of a novel. . . . A marvelous comic fable. . . . Englander s expansive imagination is such that he can convincingly write the part of a secular Jewish hipster and a born-again Jew - and do it with the Yiddish inflections of a Borscht Belt comedian. Associated Press
 
  A rollicking, generous-hearted tale of faith, identity and family. . . . Englander s best novel so far. Financial Times
 
Tantalizing. . . . Englander s prose is always sprightly. He makes it easy to turn the page. The Forward
 
With his usual wit and irreverence . . . Nathan Englander spins out a tale. . . . There s still a good deal of tongue-in-cheek humor in the story that follows . . . but it s also an earnest look at belief, at ritual, at mourning, and at family ties. Vanity Fair
 
kaddish.com is funny but also profound, a saga of spiritual transformation. . . . Amid the chaos in which we all live nowadays, [the novel] is a bright light in a dark world. Jewish Journal
 
[There is] a hum of suspense behind this slim tale that belies its subject. Vulture
 
Simultaneously humorous and deeply moving. . . . [An] excellent comic dissection of Jewish-American life. . . . This novel reads like Chaim Potok filtered through the sensibility of Mel Brooks. Publishers Weekly
 
Humorous and moving. . . . Englander is a master at displaying the way a single decision, made in a private moment, can stay with us for the rest of our lives and haunt our future. Bookforum
 
Englander is mischievously hilarious, nightmarish, suspenseful, inquisitive, and deliriously tender in this concentrated tale of tradition and improvisation, faith and love. Booklist
 
Part fable, part magic realism, part mystery, deeply touching, occasionally weird, almost always funny. Jewish Standard
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