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God's Grace

A Novel

Bernard Malamud; Introduction by Dara Horn

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

God's Grace is an apocalyptic tale set in an imaginary time and place. It is an audacious story and probably the author's most controversial work.

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God's Grace
The FloodThis is that storyThe heaving high seas were laden with scumThe dull sky glowed redDust and ashes drifted in the wind circling the earthThe burdened seas slanted this way, and that, flooding the scorched land under a daylight moonA black oily rain rainedNo one was there 
At the end, after the thermonuclear war between the Djanks and Druzhkies, in consequence of which they had destroyed themselves, and, madly, all other inhabitants of the earth, God spoke through a glowing crack in a bulbous black cloud to Calvin Cohn, the paleologist, who of all men had miraculously
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 "Malamud is a crafty storyteller, and his Judeo-Christian narrative compels interest and anticipation."
--The New York Times

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  • Bernard Malamud; Introduction by Dara Horn

  • Bernard Malamud (1914-1986) also wrote eight novels, he won the Pulitzer Prize and a second National Book award for The Fixer. Born in Brooklyn, he taught for many years at Bennington College in Vermont.
  • Bernard Malamud Copyright Seymour Linden
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God's Grace

A Novel

Bernard Malamud; Introduction by Dara Horn

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