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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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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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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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