The Magician of Lublin Author:Isaac Bashevis Singer The spellbinding masterpiece of a man's struggle with evil and sensuality. Henry Miller says: "The wonderful, wonderful worlds, a terrible and beautiful world of Isaac Bashevis Singer, bless the name! One hardly knows where to begin, whether to sing, dance or shout . . . Always a sense of fulfillment, whether through love, lust, murder or sacril... more »ege. Afraid of nothing, not even menstruation. As for sex, always full-bodied like a rich wine, sometimes with love, sometimes without, but never hidden or disguised. Straight out of the Old Testament." The international prize winner chosen by French critics as "The Best Foreign Novel of the Year."
The New Statesman: "An extraordinary novel, the apparent tranquility of its surface, shining with optimism and good humor, concealing an inner chasm of violence and despair. . . . At once a parable and a novel of suspense, this book has something of the quality of an Isak Dinesen story."
Translated from the Yiddish by Elaine Gottlieb and Joseph Singer.« less