Herzog (Paperback)

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

By Saul Bellow, Philip Roth (Introduction by)

Penguin Classics, 9780143107675, 400pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (11/19/2009)
Paperback (2/25/2003)
Paperback (9/1/1996)
MP3 CD (12/1/2009)
Compact Disc (11/20/2009)
Compact Disc (10/1/2006)
Audio Cassette (12/1/2009)
Paperback (4/1/2001)
MP3 CD (10/1/2006)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (2/1/2010)
Compact Disc (12/1/2009)

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Description

In time for the centennial of his birth, one of the Nobel Prize winner’s finest achievements

A Penguin Classic


This 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 1,700 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.


About the Author

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.


Praise For Herzog: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

By the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Winner 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