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brothers Ashkenazi. Translated from the Yiddish by Maurice Samuel. by Israel Joshua Singer

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesUniversal Library 211
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ5129 S5 B713
The Physical Object
Pagination640p.
Number of Pages640
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17294018M

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The Brothers Ashkenazi presages the Holocaust without knowing that it was about to happen. But more importantly, it is a complete examination of what life was like for Jews in Lodz without being tempered in its honesty by the subsequent advent of the Lodz Ghetto and its brutal dissolution by the Nazis (my father was forced into the Lodz Ghetto. “The Brothers Ashkenazi rates a place on any shelf devoted to modern works of art.” —Newsweek “A very powerful story has been seized upon by a very powerful story-teller Singer has a stirring gift of narrative; he always writes with verve, sometimes with intensity; his book has magnitude and color and, as it were, a consciousness of. "The Brothers Ashkenazi," probably the best Russian novel ever written in Yiddish, is a pitch-perfect work by I.J. Singer. Complete summary of Israel Joshua Singer's The Brothers Ashkenazi. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Brothers Ashkenazi.

The book, The Brothers Ashkenazi, translated by Maurice Samuels, and written by Isaac Joshua Singer, is to me the finest novel written in the Yiddish language. The translation by Samuels is elegant and superbly readable. I would give this book to any reader I know and feel that that person would love this book.5/5(1). Simcha Meyer Ashkenazi Simcha Meyer Ashkenazi, the elder of twin brothers. A shrewd schemer, he advances in affluence through successive marriages and unscrupulous dealings.   Jew­ish Book Coun­cil, found­ed in , is the longest-run­n­ing orga­ni­za­tion devot­ed exclu­sive­ly to the sup­port and cel­e­bra­tion of Jew­ish literature. Get the latest reviews, news, and more in your inbox. Both brothers shed their Jewishness and become increasingly European throughout the novel – Simha even changing his name to elder brother of Nobel-celebrated Isaac Bashevis Singer, I.J. Singer wrote The Brothers Ashkenazi after successfully emigrating from Eastern Europe to New York in The novel was published two years later.