Richard Zimler





Richard Zimler


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in Roslyn Heights, New York, The United States
January 01, 1956

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Richard Zimler was born in Roslyn Heights, a suburb of New York City, in 1956. After earning a bachelor's degree in comparative religion from Duke University (1977) and a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University (1982), he worked for eight years as a journalist, mainly in the San Francisco Bay area. In 1990, he moved to Porto, Portugal, and he has taught journalism for the last sixteen years, first at the College of Journalism and now at the University of Porto. Richard has both American and Portuguese nationality. He has published seven novels over the last decade: "The Seventh Gate; "The Search for Sana"; "Guardian of the Dawn"; "Hunting Midnight"; "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon"; "The Angelic Darkness"; and "Unholy Ghosts." ...more

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The Last Kabbalist of Lisbo...

3.87 avg rating — 1,781 ratings — published 1996 — 51 editions
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The Warsaw Anagrams

3.92 avg rating — 946 ratings — published 2009 — 27 editions
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Hunting Midnight (The Sepha...

4.23 avg rating — 399 ratings — published 2003 — 19 editions
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The Seventh Gate

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A Sentinela

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Guardian of the Dawn (The S...

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Ilha Teresa

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The Search for Sana

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Confundir a Cidade com o Mar

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Angelic Darkness

3.32 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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“God comes to each of us in the form we can best perceive Him. To you, just now, He was a heron. To someone else, He might come as a flower or even a breeze.”
Richard Zimler, The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon

“Bruheem kol dumuyay eloha! Blessed are all God's self-portraits.”
Richard Zimler, The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon

“Portugal é o país onde as regras são meras sugestões.”
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