In Venice, the narrator meets two women, one a devout and sensual Parisian, the other, an enigmatic beauty, who is mute but can hear. At the wedding—whoever bride may be—a 17th century rabbi will preside. For in this true fiction, characters cross time lines.
Fiction. Jewish Studies.
His books have been praised by two Nobel Laureates, Saul Bellow and Elie Wiesel, and critics have compared his imaginative fiction to that of Tolstoy, Flaubert, Italo Calvino, Borges and Kafka. His comic novel, A Novel of Klass, was chosen as one of the "Ten Best Novels of the Year in the USA" by Chauncey Mabe, the book critic of Florida's Sun- Sentinel. The same book critic, in reviewing another novel, wrote: "Curt Leviant is the best unknown novelist in America." Curt Leviant's short stories have been included in Best American Short Stories and other major anthologies.Author City: EDISON, NJ USA