The Christ of Fish

The Christ of Fish


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ISBN-13: 9780811216814
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 11/30/2006
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Romanian-born Yoel Hoffmann, Professor of Eastern Philosophy at the University of Haifa, has published six fiction books with New Directions. He has been acclaimed as "spectacular" (The New Yorker), "radiant" (World Literature Today), "superb" (The Boston Globe), "a reason to celebrate" (Hadassah Magazine), and "a writer of international importance" (Publishers Weekly). Winning the very first Koret Jewish Book Award, Yoel Hoffmann was cited for creating "something rare and precious…astonishingly fresh and new."

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Allen Hibbard,Review of Contemporary Fiction, Spring 2000

These exquisite shards of memories, crystallized in language: an attempt to find out "how (by virtue of what principle) the universe keeps going.

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