Gimpel the Fool, and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer audiobook

Gimpel the Fool, and Other Stories

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

Blackstone Publishing
2.48 Hours Unabridged
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These four stories are infused with the wit and imagination, the humor and wisdom, that characterizes all of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s work. Theodore Bikel reads these wise and funny tales in classic Yiddish storyteller cadence, injecting special warmth and resonance.  The tales include “Gimpel the Fool,” “Esther Kreindel the Second,” “The Spinoza of Market Street,” and “The Black Wedding.”                                          

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Summary

Summary

These four stories are infused with the wit and imagination, the humor and wisdom, that characterizes all of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s work. Theodore Bikel reads these wise and funny tales in classic Yiddish storyteller cadence, injecting special warmth and resonance. 

The tales include “Gimpel the Fool,” “Esther Kreindel the Second,” “The Spinoza of Market Street,” and “The Black Wedding.”                                          

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A peerless storyteller, Singer restores the sheer enchantment with story, with outcome, with what-happens-next that has been denied most readers since their adolescence.” Saturday Review
“Singer is a genius. He has total command of his imagined world.” New Republic
“Extraordinarily beautiful…It’s the integrity of the human imagination that Singer conveys so beautifully.” New Leader

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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, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.48
Audience: Adult
Language: English