Summary: '...at once a spiritual challenge and a gorgeous typographical object...a collective meditation on character' - New York Times Part novel, part art object, and partly inspired by the Talmud, this is a wildly original first novel, a richly illustrated, multilayered story about aesthetics, love, brotherhood and tradition. At the centre of the story is Abraham Tal, a gem merchant in New York, who from his 'advice shop' dispenses wisdom with the help of characters that range from Franz K
afka to Bob Dylan. H/B edition sold out immediately on publication. Illustrated.
Summary: '...at once a spiritual challenge and a gorgeous typographical object...a collective meditation on character' - New York Times Part novel, part art object, and partly inspired by the Talmud, this is a wildly original first novel, a richly illustrated, multilayered story about aesthetics, love, brotherhood and tradition. At the centre of the story is Abraham Tal, a gem merchant in New York, who from his 'advice shop' dispenses wisdom with the help of characters that range from Franz Kafka to Bob Dylan. H/B edition sold out immediately on publication. Illustrated. ...show less
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