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By Raymond DeCapite

ISBN-10: 1606350277

ISBN-13: 9781606350270

Raymond DeCapite’s moment released novel, A misplaced King, has been defined by way of Kirkus stories as a “small masterpiece, so certain in spirit and style.” If the temper of the arriving of Fabrizze is joyous, that of A misplaced King is somber. each one of DeCapite’s novels is unique in its personal means, maybe encouraged through diverse moods. Writing within the manhattan occasions in 1961, Orville Prescott defined Fabrizze as “an enticing smooth people story so choked with love and laughter and the enjoyment of existence that it charmed critics and diverse readers and used to be more often than not one of the main promising first novels of 1960.” He came across DeCapite’s moment novel, A misplaced King, used to be a special type of booklet than Fabrizze: “Fabrizze is an apologia for heroes; A misplaced King is an apologia for dreamers. A extra mature ebook, it offers with a extra severe theme—the dating of a father and son… a pathetic and maybe tragic clash of personalities.”“A rapturous blend of richly deserved knowledge and musical wit.” —from the Foreword“If fact learn, ethnic novels resurrected within the spirit of multicultural rediscovery seldom go beyond their price as sociology or team uplift. One exception is the paintings of Raymond DeCapite, whose identify retains shooting up on bibliographies of forgotten Italian-American fiction.”—Kirkus Reviews“A misplaced King resolves no existential dilemmas, however it is a hot and profitable novel which says ‘yes’ to lifestyles. it's going to supply satisfaction to many readers.”—The long island Times“DeCapite’s Cleveland is completely his personal, far-off from Algren’s Chicago and he brings a Joycean ebullience to his stark, genuine depictions. although they spread slowly, in a sidewise type, finally every one novel packs rather a punch. along with his brawny, playful discussion, his sparse scenic descriptions and his brisk but deep characterizations, DeCapite succeeds in doing what others simply target for: he has developed an international that feels real.” —Publishers Weekly

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