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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This one started off very well with spectactularly rich prose full of well chosen baroque metaphores. About halfway it tended to become repetitious and the stories were without plot, becoming a type ... Read full review

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This is a collection of stories about the narrator's childhood. The stories revolve primarily around his father, mother and housekeeper. The thing that struck me immediately while reading these was ... Read full review

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AUGUST
25
BIRDS
45
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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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