Winner of the EBRD Literature Prize 2020

Paperback (28 Apr 2020) | English

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It is sincere, it is warm, it is generous. It has the feeling of a very great classic. Rosie Goldsmith - Chair of the EBRD Prize judges

Powerful, demanding and at times transcendent. The Irish Times

Devilspel evokes the lost world of Lithuanian Jews during the Second World War. From the lives of Grigory Kanovich's vividly drawn characters emerges a panorama of world events that shook eastern Europe and the world.

The subtle art of Kanovich is his ability to create characters in the town of Mishkine, like the feisty Danuta Hadassah, the idealistic Elisheva and the complex and empathetic Catholic Cheslavas, who live within us long after the chronicle of their lives has ended. The book is more than a novel. Its story touches the heart and questions human and divine justice in a world gone mad.

Book information

ISBN: 9780995560055
Publisher: Noir Press
Imprint: Noir Press
Pub date:
Edition: Winner of the EBRD Literature Prize 2020
Language: English
Weight: 276g
Height: 197mm
Width: 132mm
Spine width: 22mm