Named a New York Times Notable Book Winner of the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize Winner of the Anne Frank Prize These shattering stories. A Scrap of Time and Other Stories has ratings and 28 reviews. Paul said: These bitter glimpses of the Holocaust in Poland ring like small folorn bell. A Scrap of Time and Other Stories (Jewish Lives) [Ida Fink, Francine Prose, Madeline G. Levine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Named.
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Balooo rated it liked it Sep 12, I think we must read things like this, no matter how difficult or upsetting. Animals in the Third Reich: Could the owner have done something to save the young woman?
If you are like me and can’t bear to read about bad things happening to dogs, don’t read the Dog story. The stories in this volume are all o and more. It’s hard to just write a short “review” of the book, isn’t it? Jun 11, Alana Cash rated it it was amazing. There are tales of good people risking their lives to fik others. This is a collection of fictional short stories describing the Jewish experience during the Holocaust.
But who saw these events? Later he had a story about killing one of the royal swans in London to eat because he was tired of K-rations. Poignant, wrenching tales, told with skill and unwavering focus. scrwp
It is a slim volume of short stories set in Poland during the Holocaust and are slices of that experience that the author and others shared.
Lost in sleep the husband thinks that the buzzing is a fly but it turns out to be the Nazi trucks rolling into the town. You get attached instantly to the characters of each story.
The stories themselves are often just scraps, two or three pages in which finl enter in the middle of something but just for a short time.
Each individual story represents a specific moment. Stories told by a survivor about events in Poland at the time of the Holocaust make up this devastating collection. It really was just little scraps of time- chunks of lives from people involved in the Holocaust. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
I learned so much and my knowledge on Holocaust literature has expanded finl. I slip in sideways Moments captured and revealed I discovered this beautiful novel through a Holocaust online class I took through coursera. One feels the tragedy, the panic, the desperation. A compelling collection of stories from Holocaust survivors. View all 3 comments. The last story is in the form of a dialogue, in which witnesses to a mass murder, recalling the day, swing wildly from the meaningless minutiae of investigators to the essence of terror and horror.
A Scrap of Time and Other Stories
Some are rather uplifting. But when she saw the name of the title in Polish, she said the name hadn’t been changed at all — in Polish, that’s exactly what it means — A Rink of Time.
December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Her writing reminds me of a combination of Bruno Schulz and Sandra Cisneros. Five stars, nothing else. The author is incredibly talented storyteller, the reading is so easy and quick but the effect is proportionally opposite.
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And look at it. I’ll give you one example.
Books by Ida Fink. Sometimes people would find a hiding place. Polish short story collections Books about the Holocaust short story collections. And he’s got to stamp his feet louder. Ida Fink is a real master and if you want to tickle your nerves with something true and horrifying better tink her then Step Wow, amazing stories!
However, when I first asked him Powerful book. Or the story of a young woman, a acrap, who meets an American near the end of the war.