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By Raymond DeCapite

Raymond DeCapite’s moment released novel, A misplaced King, has been defined via Kirkus stories as a “small masterpiece, so specified in spirit and style.” If the temper of the arrival of Fabrizze is joyous, that of A misplaced King is somber. each one of DeCapite’s novels is unique in its personal means, might be encouraged by way of various moods. Writing within the manhattan occasions in 1961, Orville Prescott defined Fabrizze as “an attractive glossy folks story so filled with love and laughter and the enjoyment of lifestyles that it charmed critics and diverse readers and used to be typically one in every of the main promising first novels of 1960.” He came upon DeCapite’s moment novel, A misplaced King, was once a unique type of ebook than Fabrizze: “Fabrizze is an apologia for heroes; A misplaced King is an apologia for dreamers. A extra mature ebook, it offers with a extra severe theme—the courting of a father and son… a pathetic and maybe tragic clash of personalities.”“A rapturous mix of well-deserved knowledge and musical wit.” —from the Foreword“If fact be informed, ethnic novels resurrected within the spirit of multicultural rediscovery seldom go beyond their price as sociology or crew uplift. One exception is the paintings of Raymond DeCapite, whose identify retains doping up on bibliographies of forgotten Italian-American fiction.”—Kirkus Reviews“A misplaced King resolves no existential dilemmas, however it is a hot and profitable novel which says ‘yes’ to existence. it's going to supply pride to many readers.”—The ny Times“DeCapite’s Cleveland is completely his personal, distant from Algren’s Chicago and he brings a Joycean ebullience to his stark, real depictions. notwithstanding they spread slowly, in a sidewise style, in any case each one novel packs fairly a punch. along with his brawny, playful discussion, his sparse scenic descriptions and his brisk but deep characterizations, DeCapite succeeds in doing what others merely goal for: he has developed an international that feels real.” —Publishers Weekly

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