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The Last Demon (Paperback)
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'I, a demon, bear witness that there are no more demons left. Why demons, when man himself is a demon? Why persuade to evil someone who is already convinced? I am the last of the persuaders'. Isaac Bashevis Singer, who won the Nobel Prize in 1978, is best-remembered for his humane and moving short stories, which drew comparison with those of Maupassant and Chekhov. The three collected here, about a girl who pretends to be a man in order to study the Torah, a frustrated demon, and a writer trying to understand the confusion of a holocaust survivor, illuminate the great themes of human suffering with supernal grace. This book includes "The Last Demon", "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy" and "The Cafeteria".

Fiction & Poetry >> Modern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & Poetry >> Short stories Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 15/02/2011 ISBN-13: 9780141196237  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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