Free Heir to the Glimmering World AUTHOR Cynthia Ozick

  • Paperback
  • 320
  • Heir to the Glimmering World
  • Cynthia Ozick
  • English
  • 04 November 2020
  • 9780753820742

Cynthia Ozick ô 2 Review

Heir to the Glimmering World Free read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Cynthia Ozick ô 2 Review Read Heir to the Glimmering World Cynthia Ozick has been known for decades as one of America's most gifted and extraordinary storytellers; her remarkable new novel has established her as one of the most enticingly readable as well Heir to the Glimmering World received exuberant reviews after its hardcover publication and Ozick on her first ever book tour was welcomed by standing room only crowds Reading groups too Listening to the audio of Heir to the Glimmering World narrated by the amazing Julie Dretzin was a wondrous and rich experience Rose Meadows exiled from Albany arrives in the Bronx to serve as a caretakersecretary for the Mitwisser family refugees from Hitler s Germany The plot meanders amongst the Mitwissers Rose her cousin Bertram and James A Bair who brings tumult to their household Ozick s use of language is stunning and her control of the narrative is brilliant I loved this novel

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Heir to the Glimmering World Free read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Cynthia Ozick ô 2 Review Read Heir to the Glimmering World He auspices of a generous benefactor James A'Bair the discontented heir to a fortune his father a famous children's author made from a series of books called The Bear Boy Rose watches as the refugee family's fortunes rise and fall against the vivid backdrop of a world in tumult Ozick's novel is a thrilling read that will undoubtedly gain this lauded author new readers in paperback I picked up this book in Delhi off a pavement seller peddling second hand books for a pittance primarily because it looked interesting and light and I thought something cheerful would be nice I would hesitate to call this either cheerful or light but it wins on the interesting scale Heir to the Glimmering World is not as the title might suggest a book about fantasy or adventure or even about inheritance well at least not much It s about a girl working as a governess to the Mitwisser clan a strange and chaotic family patronised by the young wealthy and mysterious James A Bair Does the governess end up happily married to the young millionaire No she doesn t and that alone should piue your interest Herr Doktor Professor Rudolf Mitwisser himself is a scholar of an ancient Jewish sect a field of study of interest to no one but a small group of like minded scholars and his patron James A Bair heir to the fortune built by the sale of childrens books written by his father and based on him is sulky whimsical and charming all at once the sole reason that the entire family isn t on the streets begging The rapidly deteriorating mental state of Mrs Mitwesser the acting out of her younger children in a desperate bid for attention her daughter s frantic desire to escape the familial trap of poverty create a cast of characters that our protagonist Rose deftly picks her way through This is a book that contains neat touches of humour amidst the uietly understated misery of many of the characters One is left with a feeling of despair but not an overwhelming one a sense that this too is something that be absorbed tolerated learned The Mitwessers are refugees in the New York of 1935 escaping Nazi Germany With their background and Rose s orphanhood this is as much a novel about trying to fit in as it is about love and desperation I very much liked it and I m not sorry at all for judging the book by its cover

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