Herzog

Herzog

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by Saul Bellow
     
 

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In one of his finest achievements, Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow presents a multifaceted portrait of a modern-day hero, a man struggling with the complexity of existence and longing for redemption.

Introduction by Philip Roth


About the Author:
Saul Bellow, author of eleven novels and numerous novellas and stories, is the only novelist to

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In one of his finest achievements, Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow presents a multifaceted portrait of a modern-day hero, a man struggling with the complexity of existence and longing for redemption.

Introduction by Philip Roth


About the Author:
Saul Bellow, author of eleven novels and numerous novellas and stories, is the only novelist to receive three National Book Awards. He has also received the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize in Literature, and the National Book Award Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Philip Roth, acclaimed author of The Human Stain and many other works of fiction, is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Medal of Arts from the White House.

Editorial Reviews

Julian Moynihan
This age is full of fearfull abysses. If people are to go ahead they must move and into and through these abysses. The old definitions of balance and sanity do not help on this journey, but the ideals these terms gesture at remain, even though they require fresh definition. Love still counts, justice still counts, and particularly intellectual and emotional courage still count. This book reserves its sharpest criticism for those people...who try to cope homeopathically with the threat of violence under which we all live by cultivating an analogous, imaginative violence or intemperate despair.
Books of the Century; New York Times review, September 1964
From the Publisher
"A feast of language, situations, characters, ironies, and a controlled moral intelligence . . . Bellow's rapport with his central character seems to me novel writing in the grand style of a Tolstoy-subjective, complete, heroic." -Chicago Tribune

"Herzog has the range, depth, intensity, verbal brilliance, and imaginative fullness-the mind and heart-which we may expect only of a novel that is unmistakably destined to last." -Newsweek-

"A-masterpiece" -The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781623730086
Publisher:
Odyssey Editions
Publication date:
03/29/2013
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
84,928
File size:
0 MB

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From the Publisher
"A feast of language, situations, characters, ironies, and a controlled moral intelligence . . . Bellow’s rapport with his central character seems to me novel writing in the grand style of a Tolstoy—subjective, complete, heroic." —Chicago Tribune

"Herzog has the range, depth, intensity, verbal brilliance, and imaginative fullness—the mind and heart—which we may expect only of a novel that is unmistakably destined to last." —Newsweek 

"A masterpiece" —The New York Times Book Review

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