By E.L. Doctorow
With terrific and audacious strokes, E. L. Doctorow creates a wide ranging university of stories, occasions, visions, and provocative inspiration, all based on an concept of the trendy truth of God. on the center of this stylistically bold journey de strength is a detective tale a couple of go that vanishes from a rundown Episcopal church in reduce ny in basic terms to reappear at the roof of an top West part synagogue. Intrigued through the mystery—and through the maverick rector and the younger rabbi investigating the unusual act of desecration—is a well known novelist, whose capacious mind is a digital repository for the information and mess ups of the age.
Daringly poised on the junction of the sacred and the profane, packed with the points of interest and sounds of latest York, and encompassing a wide forged of vividly drawn characters together with theologians, scientists, Holocaust survivors, and battle veterans, City of God is a enormous paintings of religious mirrored image, philosophy, and heritage through America’s preeminent novelist and chronicler of our time.
Praise for City of God
“A grander standpoint at the universe . . . a unique that units its points of interest on God.”—The Wall road Journal
“Dazzling . . . the genuine miracle of City of God is the way in which its disparate components fuse right into a constantly spell binding and suspenseful whole.”—Time
“Blooms with humor, and a humanity that includes victorious as clever a unique as one may well desire to discover those days.”—Los Angeles Times
“Radiates [with] panoramic ambition and non secular incandescence.”—Chicago Tribune
“One of the best American novels of the previous fifty years . . . interpreting City of God restores one’s religion in literature.”—The Houston Chronicle
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City of God: A Novel by E.L. Doctorow