Angel Wagenstein





Angel Wagenstein

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born
in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
October 17, 1922

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Angel Raymond Wagenstein (Bulgarian: Анжел Раймонд Вагенщайн) is a Bulgarian film director and author. Wagenstein was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, but spent his childhood in France where his Sephardic Jewish family emigrated for political reasons due to their leftist politics.


Average rating: 3.85 · 200 ratings · 42 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Farewell Shanghai
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Isaac's Torah
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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Lejos de Toledo
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Abraham le poivrot
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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El pentateuco de Isaac
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
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Преди края на света  Драску...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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Приказка за Ла Минор
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014
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Adiós, Shanghai
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2012
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Adieu Shanghai
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0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2015
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“The fruit of empty hopes is more bitter than the saddest truth.”
Angel Wagenstein, Isaac's Torah

“I don't know why people are so shy about expressing openly in front of the world their longing for each other, the most powerful and tender natural attraction, but they pretend to be proud or indifferent and they don't consider, especially if they're young, that the sands of our life have been measured by God unto the last grain and that every carelessly wasted second of love sinks irreversibly into eternity.”
Angel Wagenstein, Isaac's Torah

“Me da vergüenza reconocerlo, pero compartí la adquisición únicamente con el rabino. Lo cortamos todo en trocitos que escondimos en los bolsillos, bajo las esteras y donde pudimos, y los comimos migaja a migaja, con excepción de lo que se llevaron las ratas que abundaban en el campo. A diferencia del mundo de afuera, donde los seres humanos vivían en sociedad y morían en soledad, allí moríamos colectivamente, pero cada uno sobrevivía por su cuenta. Es tremendo reconocer que lo mismo era válido tanto para la gente como para las ratas.”
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