The Prince Of West End Avenue

Author: Alan Isler
Publisher: CCV
Category: Contemporary Fiction
Book Format: Paperback

Debut novel set in a Jewish old people's home in New York. The book has already achieved recognition, winning the 1994 National Jewish Book Award and reaching the Booker Prize shortlist of twelve. The book's main character is trying to stage a production of Hamlet featuring his fellow residents. Running through this are tales of his adventures in America, Germany, Zurich and Auschwitz. Masterly, imaginative and provocatively disturbing in its effortless transitions between the comic and the tragic. Guardian.

About Alan Isler
Alan Isler was born in London in 1834. His first novel, The Prince of West End Avenue, was acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic. In America it won the National Jewish Book Award and was one of the five fiction nominees for the 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award. In Britain it won the Jewish Quarterly Fiction Award. He is also the author of the novels, Kraven Images and Clerical Errors, and a collection of novellas, The Bacon Fancier.


SKU BK-9780099701514
Barcode # 9780099701514
Brand CCV
Artist / Author Alan Isler
Shipping Weight 0.1100kg
Shipping Width 12.900m
Shipping Height 1.600m
Shipping Length 19.800m

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