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By Raymond DeCapite

Raymond DeCapite’s moment released novel, A misplaced King, has been defined via Kirkus reports as a “small masterpiece, so distinct in spirit and style.” If the temper of the arriving of Fabrizze is joyous, that of A misplaced King is somber. every one of DeCapite’s novels is unique in its personal manner, probably encouraged by way of diverse moods. Writing within the big apple occasions in 1961, Orville Prescott defined Fabrizze as “an attractive smooth folks story so jam-packed with love and laughter and the enjoyment of existence that it charmed critics and various readers and was once often certainly one of the main promising first novels of 1960.” He stumbled on DeCapite’s moment novel, A misplaced King, was once a special type of ebook than Fabrizze: “Fabrizze is an apologia for heroes; A misplaced King is an apologia for dreamers. A extra mature ebook, it bargains with a extra critical theme—the courting of a father and son… a pathetic and maybe tragic clash of personalities.”“A rapturous blend of well-merited knowledge and musical wit.” —from the Foreword“If fact learn, ethnic novels resurrected within the spirit of multicultural rediscovery seldom go beyond their worth 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 may provide pride to many readers.”—The manhattan Times“DeCapite’s Cleveland is totally 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, after all 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 in basic terms target for: he has developed an international that feels real.” —Publishers Weekly

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