Herzog by Saul Bellow

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Herzog is a novel set in 1964, in the United States, and is about the midlife crisis of a Jewish man named Moses E. Herzog. He is just emerging from his second divorce, this one particularly acrimonious. He has two children, one by each wife, who are growing up without him present. His career as a writer and as an academic has stalled. He is currently in a relationship with a vibrant woman, Ramona, but finds himself running away from commitment.

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The 254th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 13th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  2. - 65th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  3. - 75th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  4. - 79th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  5. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  6. - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)
  7. - The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013 (Flavor Wire)
  8. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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