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  • Published: 5 October 2001
  • ISBN: 9780099286455
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $32.99
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In this masterly collection of stories, lsaac Bashevis Singer once again weaves bewitching fables from seemingly ordinary lives, showing us with subtlety and compassion humanity at its most mundane and mysterious. From modern apartments in Miami to nineteenth-century Polish villages, from bravery in wartime Warsaw to a different kind of courage in Lisbon, these tales span the world and the range of human life.

  • Pub date: 5 October 2001
  • ISBN: 9780099286455
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $32.99

About the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Issac Bashevis Singer was born in Poland in 1904, and emigrated to the United States in 1935, shortly after his first novel, Satan in Goray, had been published in instalments. In 1943 he became a US citizen, but he continued to write almost exclusively in Yiddish, personally supervising the translation of his works into English. In 1978 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Issac Bashevis Singer died in Florida in 1991.

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991) was the author of many novels, stories, children's books, and a memoir. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978.

 

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