The Fixer by Bernard Malamud is a novel about a Jewish fixer that is wrongfully imprisoned in a Russian jail. When a Christian boy is killed during Passover, the Russian authorities accuse Yavok Bok of the murder. He is thrown in prison without evidence or any official charge. In jail, he is faced with horribly conditions and constantly interrogated in an attempt to make him confess to the crime.

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