Gimpel the Fool
And Other Stories
By (author) Isaac Bashevis Singer
Format: Paperback / softback
Gimpel the Fool by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Book DescriptionIsaac Bashevis Singer's first collection of stories, "Gimpel the Fool," is a landmark work that has attracted international acclaim since it was first published in 1957. In Saul Bellow's masterly translation, the title story follows the exploits of Gimpel, an ingenuous baker who is universally deceived but who declines to retaliate against his tormentors. Gimpel and the protagonists of the other stories in this volume all inhabit the distinctive pre World War II ghettos of Poland and, beyond that, the larger world created by Singer's unforgettable prose."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780374530259
Paperback / softback
(210mm x 141mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904 91) was the author of many novels, stories, and children's books. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978."
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