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User Review  - kant1066 - LibraryThing

I stammer and hedge writing a review for this book in much the same way I did before other great artists of the short story, namely I. B. Singer’s “Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories” and Angela Carter ... Read full review

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User Review  - chrisblocker - LibraryThing

Admittedly, I only read the title story, about 1/3 of the entire collection, but I figured this counted as something. The language is lovely, especially at the beginning where it hit me like a sudden ... Read full review

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This gem ("Cinnamon Shops") is known in English as "The Street of Crocodiles" but though the translation is good it's a pretty long stretch from the original. It's a poem in a novella form that is unique and gives much enjoyment at a slow pace. Let your imagination loose into the author’s fantastic forays, soaring above his daily material world. Everyday observations immediately burst into a dream world. 

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User Review  - David Ranney - Goodreads

Only now do I understand the lonely hero who alone had waged war against the fathomless, elemental boredom that strangled the city. Without any support, without recognition on our part, that strangest ... Read full review

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