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The Scrimshaw Violin

Jonathan Levi

‘Madeleine Gordon was not much of a Jew. She was a Starbuck, the daughter of whalers, pirates and other not-so-genteel Semitophobes of Nantucket’.

Jonathan Levi

Jonathan Levi is a co-founder of Granta. He is the author of the novel A Guide for the Perplexed (1992) and the operas The Scrimshaw Violin (based on his short story of the same name), Guest From The Future and Buwalsky: A Road Opera.

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