The Book of Daniel (Penguin Classics)

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" A ferocious feat of the imagination . . . Every scene is perfectly realized and feeds into the whole- the themes and symbols echoing and reverberating." - Newsweek " A nearly perfect work of art, and art on this level can only be a cause for rejoicing." - Joyce Carol Oates " This is an extraordinary contemporary novel, a stunning work." - San Francisco Chronicle " The political novel of our age . . . the best work of its kind." - New Republic " Remarkable . . . One of the finest works of fiction." - Minneapolis Star Tribune " Stirring, brilliant, very moving." - Houston Post "From the Hardcover edition."

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Based on the trial and execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, convicted of delivering information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union E.L. Doctorow's The Book of Daniel includes a new introduction by Jonathan Freedland in Penguin Modern Classics.

As Cold War hysteria inflames America, FBI agents pay a surprise visit to a Communist man and his wife in their New York apartment. After a trial that divides the country, the couple are sent to the electric chair for treason. Decades later, in 1967, their son Daniel struggles to understand the tragedy of their lives. But while he is tormented by his past and trying to appreciate his own wife and son, Daniel is also haunted, like millions of others, by the need to come to terms with a country destroying itself in the Vietnam War. A stunning fictionalization of a political drama that tore the United States apart, The Book of Daniel is an intensely moving tale of political martyrdom and the search for meaning.

E.L. Doctorow (b.1931) is one of America's most accomplished and acclaimed living writers. Winner of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award (twice), the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the National Humanities Medal, he is the author of nine novels that have explored the drama of American life from the late 19th century to the 21st, including Ragtime, The Book of Daniel and Billy Bathgate.

If you enjoyed The Book of Daniel, you might like Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, also available in Penguin Modern Classics.

'Art on this level can be only a cause for rejoicing'

Joyce Carol Oates

'[Doctorow] is at once a radical historian, a cultural anthropologist, a troubadour, a private eye, and a cost-benefit analyst of assimilation and upward mobility in the great American multiculture'

John Leonard, New York Review of Books

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Based on the trial and execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, convicted of delivering information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union E.L. Doctorow s The Book of Daniel includes a new introduction by Jonathan Freedland in Penguin Modern Classics. As Cold War hysteria inflames America, FBI agents pay a surprise visit to a Communist man and his wife in their New York apartment. After a trial that divides the country, the couple are sent to the electric chair for treason. Decades later, in 1967, their son Daniel struggles to understand the tragedy of their lives. But while he is tormented by his past and trying to appreciate his own wife and son, Daniel is also haunted, like millions of others, by the need to come to terms with a country destroying itself in the Vietnam War. A stunning fictionalization of a political drama that tore the United States apart, The Book of Daniel is an intensely moving tale of political martyrdom and the search for meaning. E.L. Doctorow (b.1931) is one of America s most accomplished and acclaimed living writers. Winner of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award (twice), the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the National Humanities Medal, he is the author of nine novels that have explored the drama of American life from the late 19th century to the 21st, including Ragtime, The Book of Daniel and Billy Bathgate. If you enjoyed The Book of Daniel, you might like Ralph Ellison s Invisible Man, also available in Penguin Modern Classics. Art on this level can be only a cause for rejoicing Joyce Carol Oates [Doctorow] is at once a radical historian, a cultural anthropologist, a troubadour, a private eye, and a cost-benefit analyst of assimilation and upward mobility in the great American multiculture John Leonard, New York Review of Books. Nº de ref. de la librería LIB9780141188188

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, The Book of Daniel, E. L. Doctorow, It is based on the trial and execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, convicted of delivering information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union E.L. Doctorow's "The Book of Daniel" includes a new introduction by Jonathan Freedland in "Penguin Modern Classics". As Cold War hysteria inflames America, FBI agents pay a surprise visit to a Communist man and his wife in their New York apartment. After a trial that divides the country, the couple are sent to the electric chair for treason. Decades later, in 1967, their son Daniel struggles to understand the tragedy of their lives. But while he is tormented by his past and trying to appreciate his own wife and son, Daniel is also haunted, like millions of others, by the need to come to terms with a country destroying itself in the Vietnam War. A stunning fictionalization of a political drama that tore the United States apart, "The Book of Daniel" is an intensely moving tale of political martyrdom and the search for meaning. E.L. Doctorow (b.1931) is one of America's most accomplished and acclaimed living writers. Winner of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award (twice), the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the National Humanities Medal, he is the author of nine novels that have explored the drama of American life from the late 19th century to the 21st, including "Ragtime", "The Book of Daniel" and "Billy Bathgate". If you enjoyed "The Book of Daniel", you might like Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man", also available in "Penguin Modern Classics". "Art on this level can be only a cause for rejoicing". (Joyce Carol Oates). "[Doctorow] is at once a radical historian, a cultural anthropologist, a troubadour, a private eye, and a cost-benefit analyst of assimilation and upward mobility in the great American multiculture". (John Leonard, "New York Review of Books"). Nº de ref. de la librería B9780141188188

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