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The Seventh Well

A Novel

December 2008

Territory Rights — Worldwide including Canada, Singapore and Malaysia, but excluding the British Commonwealth.

Fred Wander (Author), Michael Hofmann (Translator)


"Shockingly brutal, profoundly transcendent." --Seattle Times

Already considered a classic of Holocaust literature, The Seventh Well is a novel of total absorption, a heroic achievement, and one destined for literary transcendence. Fred Wander demonstrates that the survival of a single man is a collaborative enterprise, and The Seventh Well, named after the well of truth, recalls Dante's Inferno with its mesmerizing descent into evil. Its existence is a miracle.


"A superb new translation." — Jascha Hoffman, New York Times

"Here you will meet humanely civilized souls who are named and known and felt." — Cynthia Ozick



137 x 201 mm • 176 pages


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