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Last Kabbalist in Lisbon, The

By: Zimler, Richard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Overlook Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 001257

Condition: Near Fine

This wonderful piece of modern literature was an overnight international bestseller when it was published in 1998. This book was published by the Overlook Press in Woodstock, New York in a very small printing. I was told that the printing was less than 5000 copies. This proof is in near fine condition. It shows light shelf wear. The book transports the reader into the mystical universe of the Kabbalah during the Lisbon massacre of 1506. Just a few years earlier, Jews living in Portugal were dragged to the baptismal font and forced to convert to Christianity. Many of these "new Christians... View more info