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By Raymond DeCapite

Raymond DeCapite’s moment released novel, A misplaced King, has been defined through Kirkus reports as a “small masterpiece, so particular 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 means, possibly encouraged by means of assorted moods. Writing within the long island occasions in 1961, Orville Prescott defined Fabrizze as “an enticing smooth folks story so choked with love and laughter and the enjoyment of lifestyles that it charmed critics and various readers and was once in general certainly one of the main promising first novels of 1960.” He came across DeCapite’s moment novel, A misplaced King, was once a unique kind of ebook than Fabrizze: “Fabrizze is an apologia for heroes; A misplaced King is an apologia for dreamers. A extra mature e-book, it offers with a extra severe 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 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 successful novel which says ‘yes’ to lifestyles. it's going to supply pride to many readers.”—The long island Times“DeCapite’s Cleveland is completely his personal, far-off from Algren’s Chicago and he brings a Joycean ebullience to his stark, actual depictions. even though they spread slowly, in a sidewise style, in any case each one novel packs fairly a punch. together with his brawny, playful discussion, his sparse scenic descriptions and his brisk but deep characterizations, DeCapite succeeds in doing what others basically objective for: he has developed an international that feels real.” —Publishers Weekly

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