In Paradise: A Novel

In Paradise: A Novel

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14.99 In Paradise: A Novel

The bestselling final novel by a writer of incomparable range, power, and achievement, a three-time winner of the National Book Award.


Peter Matthiessen was a literary legend, the author of more than thirty acclaimed books. In this, his final novel, he confronts the legacy of evil, and our unquenchable desire to wrest good from it.


One week in late autumn of 1996, a group gathers at the site of a former death camp. They offer prayer at the crematoria and meditate… (more)

Editorial reviews (9 reviews)

In Paradise is powerfully lyrical and atmospheric, though perhaps inevitably the Arendtian questions at its heart remain, in the end, imperfectly answered.

In Paradise is Matthiessen's complex and worthy adieu.

Ultimately Matthiessen’s novel embraces humanity’s endless capacity to heal and reinvent itself.

Book Details  

Publisher: Riverhead (April 08, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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