In time for the centennial of his birth, one of the Nobel Prize winner s finest achievements This is the story of Moses Herzog a great sufferer, joker, mourner, charmer, serial writer of unsent letters, and a survivor, both of his private disasters and those of the age. Winner of the National Book Award when it was first published in 1964, the novel was hailed as a masterpiece (The New York Times Book Review). This beautifully designed Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of Herzog features an introduction by Bellow s longtime friend Philip Roth. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."