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When a mysterious man in a grey coat asks Peter Schlemiel if he would sell him his shadow, that "lovely, lovely shadow" of his, he naturally thinks the man must be mad. But then the stranger makes him an offer impossible to resist. In return for his shadow, Schlemiel receives a never-ending source of riches. Convinced he is on the road to happiness, Schlemiel finds instead that without a shadow he is rejected by society and unable to find the fulfillment of love. After a series of fantastic adventures, Peter Schlemiel ...

Peter Schlemiel: The Man Who Sold His Shadow 1993, Fromm International, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780880641425

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