MARK HELPRIN is the acclaimed author of Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works. His novels are read around the world, translated into over twenty languages. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Few writers can evoke a sense of place and mood like Helprin. The first story, "The Schreuderspitze", is as mystical and moving a story as you'll ever read. Read morePublished on July 31 2001 by Michael J. Edelman
Mark Helprin's writing provides a wonderful experience somewhere between the pruned brilliance of Hemingway,the lyricism of Pasternak, and the surreal vistas of Garcia-Marquez. Read morePublished on April 14 2000 by James A. Scott
Mark Helprin is one of the few authors I've read that makes me forget I am reading, i.e. his words create such a strong sense of place that I lose myself in his stories. Read morePublished on Feb. 23 2000