Tales of Mendele The Book Peddler: Fishke The Lame And Benjamin The Third
by S.Y. Abramovitsh
from the Library of Yiddish Classics
Paperback in Very Good Condition
Two novellas by the founder of modern Yiddish fiction--"Fishke the Lame" and "The Brief Travels of Benjamin the Third"--depict small-town Jewish life in Russia.
The founding father of modern Yiddish fiction, Abramovitsh created a rich tapestry of small-town Jewish life in the Russian Pale of Settlement with stories full of humor, heart, and homespun truths. Here are two of his best-known and best-loved tales: "Fishke the Lame" and "Benjamin the Third."