By Jonathan Levi
The audacious debut by means of the writer of Septimania, in a beautiful new paperback edition
In “a myth of fantastical lushness” (New York occasions e-book Review), Levi weaves jointly the tales of 2 strangers and their mysterious trip agent to provide a very crafted revisionist background of the invention of the United States, combining the erudition of Umberto Eco with the creative storytelling of A Thousand and One Nights.
Holland and Hanni have come to Spain for 2 very assorted purposes. they've got not anything in universal other than they percentage an identical shuttle agent, Ben. Stranded in a single day by way of an airport strike, Hanni and Holland realize that they're attached through a wierd net of background and happenstance—a universal labyrinth that stretches again to international battle II, the Spanish Inquisition, and beyond.
A consultant for the Perplexed is a set of the letters those ladies write to their mysterious, unseen go back and forth agent—a lengthy night’s worthy of confessions, a tapestry of stories chasing stories, together with an untold saga of Columbus’ voyage to the hot global, tales of battle and misplaced loves, misplaced young children, misplaced Jews, and the genuine origins of baseball.
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A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel by Jonathan Levi