Cynthia Ozick is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction. She lives with her husband in Westchester County, New York.
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Fiction | Issue 129
A Hebrew Sibyl
‘And so began what I was to become. To all these things – the admonitions and the testimonies, the rites and the annunciations – I had easily acquiesced.’
First Sentence | Issue 129
Cynthia Ozick | First Sentence
‘Some stories begin with an incident, or a set of enigmatic circumstances, or a scene indelibly witnessed, or the relationship of unlike temperaments, or even something as gossamer as a mood. And then there is the kind of story that is rooted in an idea.’