The Book of Kings

By James Thackara; James W. Thacker
Overlook Books, Hardcover, 9780879519230, 800pp.

Publication Date: April 1999

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An electrifying grand-scale novel set on the eve of the Nazi invasion of Europe as the idyllic student life of four friends in Paris gives way to the frenzy of war. Size.

About the Author
James Thackarawas born in California in 1944 and educated in Buenos Aires, Provence, California, Rome, Switzerland and New England, graduating from Harvard in 1967, where he studied under Peter Taylor, Fredric Jameson, and Joseph Frank. He is the author of two other novels, America s Children and Ahab s Daughter.

Thacker is the author of two other novels.
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