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ISBN: 0299206440 / ISBN-13: 9780299206444

A Guest for the Night,

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Hailed as one of Agnon's most significant works, "A Guest for the Night" depicts Jewish life in Eastern Europe after World War I. A man journeys from ... Show synopsis

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  • A Guest for the Night (University of Wisconsin Press) – Trade paperback (2004)
    by Shmuel Yosef Agnon, S Y Agnon, Misha Louvish (Translator)

    A Guest for the Night

    Trade paperback, University of Wisconsin Press
    2004
    English
    Revised ed.
    485 pages

    ISBN: 0299206440
    ISBN-13: 9780299206444

    Hailed as one of Agnon's most significant works, "A Guest for the Night" depicts Jewish life in Eastern Europe after World War I. A man journeys from Israel to his hometown in Europe, saddened to find so many friends taken by war, pogrom, or disease. In this vanishing world of traditional values, he confronts the loss of faith and trust of a younger generation. This 1939 novel reveals Agnon's vision of his people's past, tragic present, and hope for the future. Cited by National Yiddish Book Center as one of "The Greatest ... Show more

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