The Lazarus Project

The Lazarus Project

Aleksandar Hemon


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

On March 2, 1908, nineteen-year-old Lazarus Averbuch, an japanese eu Jewish immigrant, used to be 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 jap eu author in Chicago named Brik turns into passionate about Lazarus's tale. Brik enlists his buddy Rora-a battle photographer from Sarajevo-to sign up for him in retracing Averbuch's path.

Through a historical past of pogroms and poverty, and a prism of a present-day panorama of inexpensive mafiosi or even more affordable prostitutes, the tales of Averbuch and Brik turn into inextricably intertwined, making a actually unique, provocative, and interesting 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 ebook of My Lives.

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