Jewish Literature

Download All Russians Love Birch Trees by Olga Grjasnowa,Eva Bacon PDF

By Olga Grjasnowa,Eva Bacon

An award-winning debut novel a couple of quirky immigrant’s trip via a multicultural, post-nationalist landscape
 
Set in Frankfurt, All Russians Love Birch Trees follows a tender immigrant named Masha. Fluent in 5 languages and ready to get via in different others, Masha lives together with her boyfriend, Elias. Her top associates are Muslims suffering to procure place of dwelling allows, and her mom and dad hardly ever go away the home other than to match fuel costs. Masha has approximately accomplished her experiences to turn into an interpreter, whilst all of sudden Elias is hospitalized after a major football damage and dies, forcing her to question a earlier that has haunted her for years.
 
Olga Grjasnowa has a special present for seeing the humorous facet of even the main tragic events. With cool irony, her debut novel tells the tale of a headstrong younger lady for whom the problem of beginning and nationality is immaterial—her Jewish historical past has taught her she will be able to live on wherever. but Masha isn’t outfitted to house grief, and this all-too-normal shortcoming offers a very bittersweet caliber to her adventures.

Show description

Read or Download All Russians Love Birch Trees PDF

Similar jewish literature books

Yiddish Folktales (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

Packed with princesses and witches, dybbuks and wonder-working rebbes, the 2 hundred incredible stories that make up this pleasant compendium have been accrued throughout the Twenties and Thirties by way of ethnographers within the small cities and villages of jap Europe. amassed from humans of all walks of existence, they comprise parable and allegories approximately lifestyles, good fortune, and knowledge; stories of magic and beauty; tales approximately rebbes and their disciples; and stories whose merely goal is to entertain.

Nocturnal Lament: The Poetry of David Fogel, Harbinger of Modern Hebrew Poetry

David Fogel is absolutely the harbinger of modernism in Hebrew poetry. whereas different Hebrew poets wrote their poems in systematically measured rhythm, inflexible rhyme, and metrical styles, constructing and aesthetically sculpting “celebrated,” symbolic subject matters, the poetry of David Fogel brought a singular, leading edge development in Hebrew poetry.

Love Conquers Nothing: A Glandular History of Civilization

For those who examine background via Emily Hahn’s jaundiced eyes, you’ll notice that romance simply ain’t what romantics crack it as much as be. utilizing such infamous affairs as these of Caesar and Cleopatra or Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Hahn reminds us that love is way much less of an element within the fates of countries than greed, wrath, and a few of humanity’s different, much less appealing personality qualities.

Antijüdische Stereotype und Vorurteile in mittelalterlichen Legenden (German Edition)

„Die Judenfrage ist ein verschlepptes Stück Mittelalter", schreibt Theodor Herzl 1895 in einem short an Fürst Otto von Bismarck. Der those einer die Jahrhunderte überdauernden Judenfeindlichkeit geht Kira Preen nach, indem sie auf einem schwierigen Terrain neue Wege beschreitet: Anhand mittelalterlicher Legenden verfolgt sie die Wurzeln antijüdischer Stereotype und Vorurteile bis ins Mittelalter zurück.

Extra info for All Russians Love Birch Trees

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 5.00 of 5 – based on 30 votes