visión de conjunto:Críticas By the Winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureWinner of the National Book Award in Fiction A feast of language situations characters ironies and a controlled moral intelligence . . . Bellow's rapport with his central character seems to me novel writing in the grand style of a Tolstoy--subjective complete heroic. --Chicago Tribune
Herzog has the range depth intensity verbal brilliance and imaginative fullness--the mind and heart--which we may expect only of a novel that is unmistakably destined to last. --Newsweek
A masterpiece --The New York Times Book Review Reseña del editor In time for the centennial of his birth one of the Nobel Prize winner’s finest achievementsThis is the story of Moses Herzog—a great sufferer joker mourner charmer serial writer of unsent letters and a survivor both of his private disasters and those of the age. Winner of the National Book Award when it was first published in 1964 the novel was hailed as “a masterpiece” (The New York Times Book Review).This beautifully designed Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of Herzog features an introduction by Bellow’s longtime friend Philip Roth.For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1700 titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Biografía del autor SAUL BELLOW (1915–2005) won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel Humboldt’s Gift and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The only novelist to receive three National Book Awards he was presented the National Book Award Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.PHILIP ROTH acclaimed author of Portnoy’s Complaint The Human Stain and many other works of fiction is the recipient of numerous awards including the National Medal of Arts from the White House.