In a bar in the Buenos Aires suburb of Villa Crespo our narrator recalls his encounters with an old man of Lithuanian descent, Samuel Warschauer, whom he came to know shortly before the man died. Among his papers, he found the script of a curious play entitled The Moldavian Pimp. Performed in Yiddish, the play concerns young Jewish girls from the Ukraine promised the hopes and freedoms of a new life in Argentina, only to find themselves sold into prostitution. Set in the Argentine capital and Paris, and ranging in time from ...

The Moldavian Pimp 2007, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099483755

Mass-market paperback

The Moldavian Pimp 2006, Harvill Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781843432340

Trade paperback