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The Warsaw Anagrams

Richard Zimler

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ISBN 13: 978-1-59020-847-2
Trim Size: 5 3/8 x 8
Paperback
Overlook
4/24/12

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The "riveting, heartbreaking, inspiring, and intelligent" (San Francisco Chronicle) historical thriller by the bestselling author of The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon.

With his international bestseller The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon, Richard Zimler first made a name as a master of historical thrillers. in this chilling mystery, winner of the Marques de Ouro Prize, Zimler has woven a gripping tale in the tradition of The Shadow of the Wind.

it is autumn, 1940, and the Nazis have sealed 400,000 Jews into the Warsaw Ghetto. Erik Cohen, an elderly psychiatrist, moves into a tiny apartment with his last remaining relatives. then his beloved great-nephew Adam goes missing and his body is discovered tangled in the barbed wire, strangely mutilated. soon afterward, another body turns up, this time a young girl. could there be a Jewish traitor luring children to their deaths? With an unlikely hero and hair-raising suspense, The Warsaw Anagrams is a profoundly moving and darkly atmospheric thriller.

Praise for The Warsaw Anagrams:

"Part murder mystery and part historical fiction . . . thrilling." --Boston Globe

"A gripping, heartbreaking, beautiful thriller." --Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of Young Stalin

"Spare but striking prose . . . masterful." --Newsday

"The Warsaw Anagrams is both a fast-moving, readable mystery and a rich, serious novel. Despite the many books and endless discussions on the Holocaust, Zimler offers a fresh voice, one that has endured anger and terror to offer us optimism." –Tikkun


Richard Zimler was born in New York and studied journalism at Stanford University. He has published eight novels over the last fifteen years, including the The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon. Zimler has won numerous prizes for his work and contributes to the Los Angeles Times Book Review.


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