The Last Kabbalist in Lisbon

By Richard Zimler; Berekiah Zarco (Preface by)
(Overlook Press, Paperback, 9781585670222, 318pp.)

Publication Date: March 2000

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Set in the universe of the Jewish Kaballah during the Lisbon massacre of April 1506, this novel tells the story of a secret Jew named Zarco who searches for the killer of his uncle, a renowned kabbalist and manuscript illuminator, encountering a secret language and code that obscures the truth.

About the Author
He is an American who has lived in Portugal for the past 7 years, where he is a professor of journalism at the University of Porto. His short fiction has been anthologized in The Book of Eros, Men on Men:6, and Too Kisses.

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