The Spinoza of Market Street Author:Isaac Bashevis Singer " People ask me often: — Why do you write in a dying language?" Isaac Bashevis Singer once said. " And I want to explain it in a few words. Firstly, I like to write ghosts stories and nothing fits a ghost better than a dying language. The deader the language , the more alive is the ghost. Ghosts love Yiddish , and , as far as I know, they all spe... more »ak it.
Secondly, I not only believe in ghosts but in resurrection. I am sure that millions of Yiddish-speaking corpses will rise from their graves one day, and their first question will be: Is there any new book in Yiddish to read? For them Yiddish will not be dead."
This is the wondrous rich spirit of Isaac Bashevis Singer which shines throught the unforgettable stories in THE SPINOZA OF MARKET STREET.« less