The Street of Crocodiles

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Penguin Books, 1977 - Fiction in Polish, 1919- - Texts - 160 pages
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"The Street of Crocodiles in the Polish city of Drogobych is a street of memories and dreams where recollections of Bruno Schulz's uncommon boyhood and of the eerie side of his merchant family's life are evoked in a startling blend of the real and the fantastic"--Back cover.

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Amazingly sensual writing. - Goodreads
The ending did leave me a little baffled though. - Goodreads
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Reminiscences pulsating with magical imagery. - Goodreads

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In places this was surreally brilliant and for me I couldn't work out if it showed glimpses of brilliance or if it was all brilliant and I could only fathom the strength to glance glimpses of it. The ... Read full review

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A slight novel written by a man who was taken too soon from this world, The Street of Crocodiles is a beautiful collections of short stories. Schulz has put together a series of glimpses into the life ... Read full review

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About the author (1977)

Bruno Schulz, (18921942) wrote stories, assorted criticism, and a lost work thought to be called "The Messiah,"
Jonathan Safran Foer is the bestselling author of "Everything Is Illuminated" and "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,"
David A. Goldfarb taught for eight years in the Slavic department at Barnard College, Columbia University.
Celina Wieniewska is an award-winning translator.

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