The tumultuous and exotic background of The Brothers Ashkenazi supplies the scenes for The River Breaks Up – the world of Polish Jewry in transition and disruption. men, women, children, even animals, are caught in curious situations and the pictures have about them the fantastic over-reality, the gargoylesque intensity of paintings by Marc Chagall.
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Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket. 1st Edition. Pp.369; Maroon Covers, Gilt Print To Spine; Light Fading To Spine; Gentle Bumping To Corners Of Covers; Small Damp Spot To Top Edge Of Pages; A Few Marks To Covers; Translated From Yiddish By Maurice Samuel.
published in London by Putnam and Company