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Drohobycz, Drohobycz and Other Stories: True Tales from the Holocaust and Life After

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In "Drohobycz, Drohobycz," one of our most highly regarded Polish writers, Henryk Grynberg, delivers thirteen authentic tales of the Holocaust, including the riveting title story, which reconstructs the assassination of the celebrated writer and artist Bruno Schulz. In each of these stories, it is not only the devastation of the Holocaust that resonates so clearly, but als ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published October 29th 2002 by Penguin Books (first published 1997)
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Meaghan
An interesting and rather different collection of stories about the suffering of people at the hands of both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. Most, but not all, of the narrators are Jewish, and I think they're all Polish.

What makes the stories original is that Grynberg devotes considerable attention to his characters' postwar experiences. So many Holocaust books, both fiction and non-fiction, end at liberation or have just a short epilogue, and sometimes you get this "and they lived happily ev
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Abimelech Abimelech
I can't knock Grynberg but set him aside for later; still, I cannot imagine undergoing the scenario wherein a retelling of Bruno Schulz's life is so stylistically flat that I couldn't even force myself to read it. Stranger still, is that it's almost eight years to the day when I had the epiphany of finishing Cinnamon Shops in my first laundromat on Clement Street, in San Francisco, the copy therein traded for Orwell's Down and Out, which was then sent to friend in the Bay Area in a time of life- ...more
Kimberlyluisi
Dec 06, 2014 Kimberlyluisi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very interesting. Holocaust tales are always worth reading because they remind you of humanity at it's very best and worst.
Anna
Feb 08, 2016 Anna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Świetna książka, którą czyta się bardzo dobrze. Grynberg rozmawiał ze świadkami wydarzeń takich jak Holocaust. Książka zawiera też historię radzieckich prac nad bronią atomową. Tytuł odnosi się do Drohobycza, miasta, gdzie praktycznie całe życie spędził Bruno Schulz, pisarz i rysownik tragicznie zmarły zastrzelony w 1942 roku w nie do końca jasnych oolicznościach.
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