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Street of Crocodiles

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ISBN-10: 0140186255

ISBN-13: 9780140186253

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bruno Schulz, Celina Wieniewska, Jerzy Ficowski

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A novel that blends the real and the fantastic, from "one of the most original imaginations in modern Europe" (Cynthia Ozick) 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. Most memorable - and most chilling - is the portrait of the author's father, a maddened shopkeeper who imports rare birds' eggs to hatch in his attic, who believes tailors' dummies should be treated like people, and whose obsessive fear of cockroaches causes him to resemble one. Bruno Schulz, a Polish Jew…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/1/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English