A simple story

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Schocken Books, Dec 1, 1985 - Fiction - 246 pages
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When a young girl loses her parents and comes to live as a maid at the home of her wealthy relatives, she triggers a complex series of events in the life of Hirshl Hurvitz, her young cousin, who falls in love with her

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A simple story

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Nobel Laureate Agnon died in 1970 with several works not translated into English; it is good to have now this readable and entertaining Simple Story published originally in 1935. Blume Nacht, newly ... Read full review

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I was forced to read this book for school. The fact that I love Agnon's command of the language and cultural references, I thought this book moved slowly and was boring and agitating. And what kind of book is it when the people who fall in love don't end up together? Read full review


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Agnon won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1966.

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