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The magician of Lublin

Isaac Bashevis Singer

The magician of Lublin

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Published by Limited Editions Club in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Isaac Bashevis Singer ; with lithographs by Larry Rivers
ContributionsRivers, Larry, 1925-2002, ill, Shiff, Ben, book designer, Anthoensen Press, Limited Editions Club, Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ5129.S49 K8613 1984, LEC no. 538
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 220 p., [3] leaves of plates (1 folded) :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24499024M
LC Control Number2010479166

Though The Magician of Lublin has major philosophical underpinnings, Singer excels at moving the story along like a compulsively readable thriller. Blessed with the gift of creating worlds, his narratives invariably feel not like they've been written but . The Magician of Lublin (Yiddish: Der kuntsnmakher fun Lublin‎) is a novel by Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer. Though originally written in Yiddish, it was first published in English: in in the U.S.A. by Noonday, and in in the U.K. by Secker & Warburg.

The magician of Lublin. (edition) | Open Library The story is set in Warsaw on the brink of World War I. There Dr. Nahum Fischelson lives a meagre, isolated existence alone in an attic room overlooking teeming Market Street/ The magician of Lublin by Isaac Bashevis Singer; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Jews in fiction, Jews; Places: Poland, Lublin (Poland).

  The Magician of Lublin by Isaac Bashevis Singer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2K). Get this from a library! The magician of Lublin. [Isaac Bashevis Singer; Joseph Singer; Elaine Gottlieb] -- Jewish hypnotist and acrobat mingles with all classes in 19th-century Poland, but is accepted by none. An account of an exceptional individual's struggle with evil.


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The dark power of The Magician of Lublin is nowhere clearer than in its concluding message--that, for a modern man, to return to God may require a decision as violent and frightening as any crime.” ― Adam Kirsch, Tablet “Singer's minute particulars, at which he is a master, invariably are Eastern European Jewish.4/5(23).

The Magician of Lublin by Polish Author Isaac Bashevis Singer is a delightfully quaint novel, originally published in It was written in Yiddish and translated to English by Elaine Gottlieb and Joseph Singer/5.

The Magician of Lublin Hardcover by Isaac Bashevis Singer (Author)4/5(23). Hardcover $ The Magician of Lublin (Penguin Modern Classics) by Isaac Bashevis Singer ()4/5(23).

The Magician of Lublin Paperback – May 3, by Isaac Bashevis Singer (Author)/5(4). The Magician of Lublin: A Novel [Isaac Bashevis Singer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The fiftieth anniversary of a lost classic—a deceptively sophisticated tale of sexual compulsion and one man’s flight from love Yasha Mazur is a Houdini-like performer whose skill has made him famous throughout eastern Poland.4/5(18).

Praise for The Magician of Lublin “Though The Magician of Lublin has major philosophical underpinnings, Singer excels at moving the story along like a compulsively readable thriller. Blessed with the gift of creating worlds, his narratives invariably feel not like they've been written but as if they are happening in front of our by: 6.

Editorial Reviews. Though The Magician of Lublin has major philosophical underpinnings, Singer excels at moving the story along like a compulsively readable thriller. Blessed with the gift of creating worlds, his narratives invariably feel not like they've been written but as if they are happening in front of our eyes.

The Magician of Lublin, novel by Isaac Bashevis Singer, published serially as Der Kuntsnmakher fun Lublin in the Yiddish-language daily newspaper Forverts in and published in book form in English in The entire novel did not appear in Yiddish in book form until The novel is set in late 19th-century.

THE MAGICIAN OF LUBLIN By Isaac Bashevis Singer. saac Bashevis Singer's earlier works in translation from the Yiddish have made him an enviable reputation in this.

"Though "The Magician of Lublin" has major philosophical underpinnings, Singer excels at moving the story along like a compulsively readable thriller.

Blessed with the gift of creating worlds, his narratives invariably feel not like they've been written but 4/5(14). The Magician of Lublin () Yasha is a Jewish stage magician who tours through eastern Europe while destroying his career through personal problems.

He has one more chance at theatrical success, but he needs to do a brand new trick in a Warsaw theater/10(). Books similar to The Magician of Lublin The Magician of Lublin. by Isaac Bashevis Singer. avg. rating Ratings. Yasha the magician - sword swallower, fire eater, acrobat and master of escape - is famed for his extraordinary Houdini-like skills.

Half Jewish, half Gentile, a free thinker who slips easily between. Witty, earthy and poetic, the story of Yasha the Magician's journey from carefree womaniser, juggling various mistresses on his road trips between provincial Lublin and Warsaw, to a man wracked by indecision and guilt, to a sorrowful penitent, who indulges his remorse in much the same way he previously gave free rein to his passions/5(9).

The Magician Of Lublin is a timeless tale of human emotions, questions, and quandaries as young Yasha's reckless courage takes him to the very edge of catastrophe. Singer had an unrivaled gift for creating very real, believable characters caught up in the vicissitudes of life and with whom we can all readily by: 6.

The Magician of Lublin by Isaac Bashevis Singer Yasha the magician - sword swallower, fire eater, acrobat and master of escape - is famed for his extraordinary Houdini-like skills. Half Jewish, half Gentile, a free thinker who slips easily between worlds, Yasha has an observant wife, a loyal assistant who travels with him and a woman in every Edition: Pocket Penguins.

In The Magician of Lublin, Nobel laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer tells the story of Yasha, a talented man who simply cannot control himself. As 8/ The Magician of Lublin: A Novel: Isaac Bashevis Singer: Books - Skip to main content.

Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Coupons 5/5(1). Editions for The Magician of Lublin: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published Cited by: 6.

THE MAGICIAN OF LUBLIN epitomizes, in the form of a novel, the basic elements of Jewish thinking. Or at least, it asks and tries to answer the most basic questions of that tradition.

It is certainly an interesting novel, but it is also a masterpiece of Jewish philosophy. Man is born to question.4/5(14). Publisher's Summary The Magician can dazzle the crowds with his sleight of hand, climb to any height, open any lock. Fearlessly, he does death-defying tricks in theaters all over Poland.

At home, his sweet Jewish wife waits for him to return from the city. The book is a story of Yasha Mazur, a Jewish performer/magician living in the late 19th century Russian ruled part of Poland.

His life is organized around his travels to bigger cities (mostly Lublin and Warsaw) to perform and make money.Written in Yiddish, Polish-American author and Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer’s historical novel The Magician of Lublin () tells the story of a Jewish traveling magician in the Russian-controlled Kingdom of Poland at the turn of the 20th century.

Inthe book was adapted into a movie directed by Menahem Golan, starring Alan Arkin.