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The ruined house : a novel / Ruby Namdar ; translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin.

Namdar, Ruby, 1964- (author.). Halkin, Hillel, 1939- (translator.).

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Bryan County Library, Richmond Hill.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0062467492
  • ISBN: 9780062467492
  • Physical Description: 514 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

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Summary, etc.:
Andrew P. Cohen, a successful NYU professor of comparative culture, is suddenly plagued with strange and inexplicable visions of an ancient religious ritual. As his superficially perfect world begins to unravel, he is forced to question his beliefs. Interspersed throughout the novel are pages from an ancient (pseudo)Talmudic text, harking back to the golden age of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Hidden in this frenzied, semi-opaque other narrative lies the mysterious key to understanding the drama of Andrew's life.
Language:
Text in English.
Subject: College teachers > Fiction.
Visions > Fiction.
Mysticism > Fiction.
Cabala > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Family Life.
FICTION / Jewish.
FICTION / Jewish.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
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