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The Library of Babel

A Spin-off of http://bookwormshead.blogspot.co.uk

Satan in Goray - Isaac Bashevis Singer, Jacob Sloan, Ruth R. Wisse Isaac B. Singer's typewriter worked as a time machine.

Destination:
Seventeenth century, Poland.

Coordinates:
an extremely believable choral portrait of superstitious dwellers in a Jewish shtetl in the middle of nowhere.

Co-starring:
-horns and drums-
the Messiah (he will show up himself).

Warning:
being the first novel Singer ever wrote (he was still in Poland at that time), there are just some minor details in style he would have written in a better way in the following years.

Report:
this is what I call a hard reading, but once you insist with it, "Satan in Goray" will be probably rewarding.