Books by Harry Kemelman

THE DAY THE RABBI LEFT TOWN by Harry Kemelman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"A feast of understatement—though Windermere College, where an unlettered dolt can wangle tenure for a colleague with a few well- placed words, seems to be operating out of a time warp."
The big news is that since leaving his suburban congregation (The Day the Rabbi Resigned, 1992, etc.), Rabbi David Small has landed another job. Read full book review >
THE DAY THE RABBI RESIGNED by Harry Kemelman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"The murder mystery is less interesting, presumably by design, than the question of what's next in store for the rabbi."
After nine previous novels, it's no wonder Rabbi David Small has had it with the fractious congregation at Barnard's Crossing, Massachusetts, and is looking for another line of work. Read full book review >