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The sort of book . . . only a writer at the height of his powers, firmly in command of his created world, his mind charged with vivid memories, can somehow shake effortlessly out of his sleeve . . . [The writing is] often close to the Biblical directness of feeling that Tolstoy prescribed for the 'universal art of the future.' (Raymond Rosenthal, The New Leader)
A world that no longer exists reaches us thorugh one of the greatest literary artists of our time. (Albert H. Friedlander, Saturday Review)
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, children's books, and memoirs. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.
At first glance, these stories (about Warsaw right before World War I) seem almost overly nostalgic and sentimental. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Michael Lewyn
This is one of my favorites. Isaac is an excellent writer, and he has a story to tell! He grew up in a unique time in unique situation. Read morePublished 17 months ago by H. Lightner
this is a very interesting, factual book on a time and place the have now vanished. Singer is a great writer.Published 22 months ago by mtn. theologian