By Isaac Bashevis Singer

The forty-seven tales during this assortment, chosen through Singer himself out of approximately 100 and fifty, variety from the e-book of his now-classic first assortment, Gimpel the Fool, in 1957, till 1981. They comprise supernatural stories, slices of lifestyles from Warsaw and the shtetls of japanese Europe, and tales of the Jews displaced from that international to the hot global, from the East aspect of latest York to California and Miami.

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