The Street of Crocodiles: Writers from the Other Europe

By: Schulz, Bruno; Wieniewska, Celina; Ficowski, Jerzy; Kandel, Michael

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First paperback printing. Edges rubbed with a few light creases. 1977 Mass Market Paperback. 160 pp. 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 killed by the Nazis in 1942, is considered by many to have been the leading Polish writer between the two world wars.

Title: The Street of Crocodiles: Writers from the Other Europe

Author: Schulz, Bruno; Wieniewska, Celina; Ficowski, Jerzy; Kandel, Michael

Categories: Continental,

Edition: 1st Printing

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1977

ISBN Number: 014004227X

ISBN Number 13: 9780140042276

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2281270

Keywords: LITERATURE POLISH AUTHOR FICTION POLAND,