The Fictions of Bruno Schulz: The Street of Crocodiles & Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass

The Street of Crocodiles & Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass

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Picador

Publication date: 21.11.2011
ISBN: 9781447216360
Number of pages: 0

Synopsis

The stories in these pages comprise all the surviving fiction of a man described by John Updike in the introduction as ‘one of the great transmogrifiers of the world into words’. They portray the doom-ridden yet comic world of a small Polish town in the years before the war, a world brought vividly to life in prose as memorable and as unique as are the brushstrokes of Marc Chagall.