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by Fernanda Eberstadt

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Author:
Fernanda Eberstadt
ISBN13:
978-0446394130
ISBN:
0446394130
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Publisher:
Grand Central Pub (July 1, 1992)
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Contemporary
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Rating:
4.7
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Isaac and His Devils tells the story of a boy who throws off sparks of what might be genius-and of his father . Bursting with talent and love of life, said the Washington Post Book World of Fernanda Eberstadt’s extraordinary first novel, Low Tide.

Isaac and His Devils tells the story of a boy who throws off sparks of what might be genius-and of his father, a man who has walked away from the possibilities of his own brilliance. Isaac Hooker, from birth to his twenty-second year, compensates for his ill health with a radiant tireless curiosity. He is certain of his destiny: he will transfigure America in some vague, huge way. He is the smartest. He will be the best, the first. Now her exuberant gifts are even more abundantly evident on a larger scale.

бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. ';Enchanting. Bursting with talent and love of life,' said the Washington Post Book World of Fernanda Eberstadt's extraordinary first novel, Low Tide

бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. Bursting with talent and love of life,' said the Washington Post Book World of Fernanda Eberstadt's extraordinary first novel, Low Tide. Isaac and His Devils tells the story of a boy who throws off sparks of what might be geniusand of his father, a man who has walked away from the possibilities of his own brilliance. Isaac Hooker, from birth to his twenty-second year, compensates for his ill health with a radiant tireless curiosity

Her next novel Isaac and His Devils came in 1991 and was again widely . Eberstadt's sixth book, a novel called RAT, was published by Alfred A. Knopf in March 2010.

Her next novel Isaac and His Devils came in 1991 and was again widely acclaimed, described by Library Journal as a "rich novel, full of promise for the author's future". Set in rural New Hampshire, the novel's hero is Isaac Hooker, a half-deaf, half-blind, hugely fat and ambitious boy-genius and his struggle to fulfill his parents' blighted dreams.

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Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Fernanda Eberstadt books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Isaac and His Devils. When the Sons of Heaven Meet the Daughters of Earth. In 1998, Fernanda Eberstadt, her husband, and their two small children moved from New York to an area outside Perpignan, France - a city with one of the largest Gypsy populations in Western Europe

Isaac And His Devils. In 1998, Fernanda Eberstadt, her husband, and their two small children moved from New York to an area outside Perpignan, France - a city with one of the largest Gypsy populations in Western Europe. Here she found a jealously guarded culture, a society made, in part, of lawlessness and defiance of non-Gypsy norms; and she met MoÏse Espinas, the lead singer of the Gypsy band, Tekameli.

Eberstadt's second novel, Isaac and His Devils, traces a brilliant and .

Eberstadt's second novel, Isaac and His Devils, traces a brilliant and eccentric boy's arduous journey into adulthood. The boy, Isaac Hooker, must contend with poor sight and hearing, ill health, gawkiness, woefully incompatible parents, and the narrowness of small-town life. Wall Street Journal contributor Bruce Bawer also lauded Isaac and His Devils: "Eberstadt has written a novel of real moral seriousness-a book guided by a strong, clear sense of what matters in both life and ar. In her third novel, When the Sons of Heaven Meet the Daughters of the Earth, Eberstadt returns to the story of the Harvard dropout artist Isaac Hooker and his pursuit of self.

Isaac's devils are defeated at last. Eberstadt (Low Tide, 1985) offers a rich and very satisfying read.

Eberstadt, a brilliant talent with keen and broad intellect scope, creates a small range of characters; Sam & Mattie and their sons Issac and Taylor around which to present what truly is an astounding mental prowess; her own. Eberstadt, like Melville, manages to provide insight into. Eberstadt, like Melville, manages to provide insight into thousands of prismatic subjects along the way: the light of her tortured soul just will not go out. Isaac, overweight, over-educated and unhappy, reminded me in some ways of Ignatius Reilly, of O'Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces

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A father who had turned his back on his dreams when he was young pushes his son to succeed where he failed, with disastrous results
  • This book is a literary treasure, rich, dense, and beautiful, like poetry in prose form. Eberstadt is a word-smith par excellence. But the characterization is truly superb, as well. All the characters are quirky and real, so real that I found myself actually PRAYING for them several times during the course of the day! And this, mind you, in a piece of FICTION written two decades ago! The rendition of the characters and their relationships with one another is to be relished, contemplated, and cherished. Eberstadt treats them with humor, realistic understanding, and love.
    The book's story line is about a gloriously gifted, bi-polar young "genius", like some "glorious, pink and gold hippopotamus", growing up in New Hampshire, and his relationship with his family and surroundings. But it is also the story of intense love between a boy and his father and the father with his boy. The descriptions of joy and love in this book are as good as any I have ever read, anywhere. It is a book that its readers will never forget. It reminds me of the beauty and wisdom in some of John Gardner's books, or perhaps early Updike, with a little Flannery O'Connor. If you enjoy actual literature, you will probably love this book.
    I did have one major question at the end, however, and that is how a writer as young as Eberstadt was when she wrote this could possibly have such depth of insight into the nature of human beings.

  • Love everything this author has ever written. I do not understand why Eberstadt is not given the credit she deserves.

  • To say the novel is about a father's lack of tenacity to pursue his dream in life is a bit simplistic to my thinking. Eberstadt, a brilliant talent with keen and broad intellect scope, creates a small range of characters; Sam & Mattie and their sons Issac and Taylor around which to present what truly is an astounding mental prowess; her own. Eberstadt, like Melville, manages to provide insight into thousands of prismatic subjects along the way: the light of her tortured soul just will not go out. Isaac, overweight, over-educated and unhappy, reminded me in some ways of Ignatius Reilly, of O'Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces. (The misunderstood genius in love with a chivalrous past stuck in 20th century redneck America; be it New Orleans or as in this case, Vermont). However, it is Eberstadt that is so compelling; Eberstadt the omniscient narrator, weaver of incredibly perceptive description, psychological insight and above all derisive wit gone mad. The book is to say the least intellectually stimulating even if the actual story is not in itself frightfully compelling, a boy-genius falling in love with an spinster teacher. It is the telling of the tale itself and all the author's breadth and depth makes it a must read. I really liked this book and can't wait to read Low Tide. If the author reads this review; please, please autograph my tome!!!