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The Discovery of Heaven

by Harry Mulisch

  • ISBN: 9780140239379
  • ISBN10: 0140239375

The Discovery of Heaven

by Harry Mulisch

  • List Price: $22.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Penguin USA
  • Publish date: 11/01/1997
  • ISBN: 9780140239379
  • ISBN10: 0140239375
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Description: This magnificent epic has been compared to works by Umberto Eco, Thomas Mann, and Dostoyevsky. Harry Mulisch's magnum opus is a rich mosaic of twentieth-century trauma in which many themes -- friendship, loyalty, family, art, technology, religion, fate, good, and evil -- suffuse a suspenseful and resplendent narrative.

The story begins with the meeting of Onno and Max, two complicated individuals whom fate has mysteriously and magically brought together. They share responsibility for the birth of a remarkable and radiant boy who embarks on a mandated quest that takes the reader all over Europe and to the land where all such quests begin and end. Abounding in philosophical, psychological and theological inquiries, yet laced with humor that is as infectious as it is willful, The Discovery of Heaven lingers in the mind long after it has been read. It not only tells an accessible story, but also convinces one that it just might be possible to bring order into the chaos of the world through a story.

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