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Written by Isaac Bashevis Singer’s sister, this is a fictional
portrayal o f the Singer family in Poland before the First W or ld W ar.
L
e v in s o n
, N
o r m a
.
The room upstairs.
London, Century, 1984. 288 p.
Th e comings and goings o f tenants in the house o f a Jewish
unmarried thirty-year-old teacher who persuades her parents that
owning a house will help her marriage prospects.
L
i t v in o f f
, E
m a n u e l
.Falls the shadow.
London, Hutchinson, 1983. 272 p.
Set in Tel-Aviv, this is a detective story which also contains a plea
for Israel to throw o f f her violent past.
O
b e r s k i
, J
o n a
.
A childhood.
T r . from the Dutch. London, H odde r
8c
Stoughton, 1983. 122 p.
R
o t h
, J
o s e p h
.
Job: the story o f a simple man.
T r . by Dorothy Thompson.
London, Chatto
8c
Windus/Hogarth Press, 1983. 238 p.
First published in German in 1930, this is a novel about “an en­
tirely commonplace Jew”— his life in Russia and later on in the U.S.
R
u b e n s
, B
e r n ic e
.
Brothers.
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1983. 448 p.
S
i n g e r
, I
s a a c
B
a s h e v is
.
The penitent.
London, Jonathan Cape, 1984.
170 p.
M ISCELLANEOUS
B
a ed ek er
/A
u t o m o b il e
A
s s o c ia t io n
.
Jerusalem.
London, Automobile
Association, 1984. 158 p. Illus.
F
o d o r
, E
u g e n e
,
ed.
Israel 1984.
London, Hodder
8c
Stoughton, 1984.
296 p. Illus.
L
i g h t m a n
, S
y d n e y
,
ed.
The Jewish travel guide 1984.
London, Jewish
Chronicle, 1984. 296 p. Illus.
R
o s e
, E
v e l y n
,
comp.
The Israel good food guide.
London, Robson, 1983.
176 p.
W
a l l a c h
,
M., ed.
The Jewish yearbook 1984.
London, Jewish Chronicle,
1984. 280 p.