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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User Review  - eadieburke - LibraryThing

I enjoyed Shultz's imaginative portrayal of his childhood and insane father. He definitely had a skill for using metaphors and similes which were very colorful and unique. It is not necessarily a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Poquette - LibraryThing

If Bruno Schulz were a painter he would be an impressionist. His ability to create evocative imagery should take a back seat to no one. And in this sense, he is a writer's writer. Anyone who enjoys ... 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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