The Ruined House

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The Ruined House : A Novel

Namdar, Ruby, 1964-, author.

New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

514 pages ; 24 cm.

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Andrew P. Cohen, a successful NYU professor of comparative culture, is suddenly plagued with strange and inexplicable visions of an ancient religious ritual. As his superficially perfect world begins to unravel, he is forced to question his beliefs. Interspersed throughout the novel are pages from an ancient (pseudo)Talmudic text, harking back to the golden age of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Hidden in this frenzied, semi-opaque other narrative lies the mysterious key to understanding the drama of Andrew's life.

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ISBN:

978-0-06-246749-2 (hardcover)

ISBN:

978-0-06-246749-2 (hardcover)

Dewey Class No:

892.43/7 23

Author:

Namdar, Ruby, 1964-, author.

UniformTitle:

Bayit asher nehÌĐrav. English.

Title:

The Ruined House : A Novel / Ruby Namdar ; translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

514 pages ; 24 cm.

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text txt rdacontent.

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unmediated n rdamedia.

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volume nc rdacarrier.

Summary:

Andrew P. Cohen, a successful NYU professor of comparative culture, is suddenly plagued with strange and inexplicable visions of an ancient religious ritual. As his superficially perfect world begins to unravel, he is forced to question his beliefs. Interspersed throughout the novel are pages from an ancient (pseudo)Talmudic text, harking back to the golden age of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Hidden in this frenzied, semi-opaque other narrative lies the mysterious key to understanding the drama of Andrew's life.

Subject:

College teachers--Fiction.

Subject:

Visions--Fiction.

Subject:

Mysticism--Fiction.

Subject:

Cabala--Fiction.

Subject:

Cabala.

Subject:

College teachers.

Subject:

Mysticism.

Subject:

Visions.

AE:PersName:

Halkin, Hillel, 1939-, translator.

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