The Lazarus Project

The Lazarus Project

Aleksandar Hemon

The basically novel from MacArthur Genius Award winner, Aleksandar Hemon -- the nationwide publication Critics Circle Award profitable The Lazarus Project.

On March 2, 1908, nineteen-year-old Lazarus Averbuch, an jap ecu Jewish immigrant, was once shot to dying at the doorstep of the Chicago leader of police and solid as a would-be anarchist assassin.

A century later, a tender japanese eu author in Chicago named Brik turns into keen about Lazarus's tale. Brik enlists his good friend Rora-a struggle photographer from Sarajevo-to subscribe to him in retracing Averbuch's path.

Through a background of pogroms and poverty, and a prism of a present-day panorama of inexpensive mafiosi or even more cost-effective prostitutes, the tales of Averbuch and Brik develop into inextricably intertwined, making a really unique, provocative, and enjoyable novel that confirms Aleksandar Hemon, frequently in comparison to Vladimir Nabokov, as essentially the most dynamic and crucial literary voices of our time.

From the writer of The booklet of My Lives.

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