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Herbert Lobsenz

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Herbert Lobsenz won the Harper Prize in 1961 for his debut novel “Vangel Griffin.” He took fifty years off from fiction as he founded and built Market Data Retrieval, the predominant educational mailing list business.

Retiring from the corporate world, Lobsenz began to write again, channeling his experiences and business acumen into “Succession.” He now lives in New Hampshire with his dog, his shotgun, and his computer and is editing his third novel “Winterside’s Wanderyear.”

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Average rating: 4.74 · 19 ratings · 7 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Succession

4.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Vangel Griffin

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1960
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Winterside's Wanderyear

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The plots of John le Carrè two finest novels, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy are mirror images of one another. In “Tinker,Tailor,” set early in the 1970s, a Russian mole or double agent, placed in MI6 during WW II,
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TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY
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KIRKUS calls SUCCESSION “Highly Recommended”

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…Half a century after publication of his first novel—the Harper Prize-winning bestseller Vangel Griffin (1961)—Lobsenz offers his second: a grim fantasia of corporate espionage set in the last days o
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The Idiot,
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A great and magnificent book, but not a great novel. The plot is too often buried by the frenzied scenes that follow, but do not necessarily flow from one another— possibly because the book was
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About VANGEL GRIFFIN—Winner of the Harper Prize
*Among prize novels, the best in a long time, Dorothy Parker, ESQUIRE Magazine
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