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The Books of Jacob


Author Olga Tokarczuk Published by Fitzcarraldo Editions ISBN 9781910695593 EAN 9781910695593 Bic Code Cover Paperback

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In The Books of Jacob, Tokarczuk traverses the Hapsburg and Ottoman Empires and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in search of Jacob Frank, a highly controversial historical figure from the eighteenth century and the leader of a mysterious, heretical Jewish splinter group that converted at different times to both Islam and Catholicism.