Isaac Bashevis-Singer

Shadows on the Hudson

Added on June 3, 2012

Shadows on the Hudson Isaac Bashevis-Singer Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, U.S.A. 1998 This novel by Nobel Prize winning writer Isaac Bashevis-Singer was published posthumously. If you click on the publishers note to the left, you will see that he originally wrote this book in the late 1940′s and published it in a serialized form in [...]

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The Penitent

Added on August 21, 2010

The Penitent Isaac Bashevis-Singer Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, U.S.A. 1983 This novel is written in the form of a one-sided rant about the corruption and sinfulness of modern (1960′s) America. For Bashevis-Singer, the 1960′s was a decade of questioning human morals. Many U.S. critics at the time saw it as America bashing. They wrote scathing [...]

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