Gimpel the Fool by Isaac Bashevis Singer audiobook

Gimpel the Fool

By Isaac Bashevis Singer
Translated by Saul Bellow
Read by Theodore Bikel

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0.65 Hours 1
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Widely considered one of Isaac Bashevis Singer’smost notable works of short fiction, “Gimpel the Fool” was originally writtenin Yiddish. It was later translated into English by Saul Bellow and appeared inthe 1953 edition of Partisan Review.The story, a parable, tells of a foolish, unlucky baker named Gimpel, who isconstantly tricked and heckled by other villagers. His follies ultimately reveala moral lesson.

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Widely considered one of Isaac Bashevis Singer’smost notable works of short fiction, “Gimpel the Fool” was originally writtenin Yiddish. It was later translated into English by Saul Bellow and appeared inthe 1953 edition of Partisan Review.The story, a parable, tells of a foolish, unlucky baker named Gimpel, who isconstantly tricked and heckled by other villagers. His follies ultimately reveala moral lesson.

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Editorial Reviews

“Sparkling and triumphant, Isaac Bashevis Singer’s stories are filled with wonder, gratitude, humor, irony, and a wry eroticism that manages to exalt the pleasures of the flesh and the soul at the same time.” Washington Post Book World, praise for the author
“Singer is a genius. He has total command of his imagined world.” New Republic, praise for the author

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Author Bio: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Author Bio: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991) was the author of many novels, stories, children’s books, and memoirs. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978 and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction in 1989.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.65
Audience: Adult
Language: English