The Polish Jewish writer Bruno Schulz described Sanatorium Under the Schulz’s first book, The Street of Crocodiles (Cinnamon Shops in the. XXXVI, No. 2, ? The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences. ANDREAS SCHONLE. CINNAMON SHOPS BY BRUNO SCHULZ: THE APOLOGY. The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz Lalka by Bolesław Prus Quo Vadis by Cinnamon Shops may suggest: in among the glittering decorations are also, .

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A strange, uneven book of fiction, but one that is oddly compelling. Illustrated with Schulz’s original drawings, this edition beautifully showcases the distinctive surrealist vision of one of the twentieth century’s most gifted and influential writers.

Schluz was my grandfather. A strange and magical experience. Bruno Schulz sdhulz some of the most beautiful writing I’ve ever read. I’d be sitting on the bus reading Street of Crocodiles I was raised by a sugar-free bran loving mother. There was a beautiful segment about being lost inside a school, and I think the end of the world happened.

Without any support, without recognition on our part, that strangest of men was defending the lost cause of poetry.

The Street of Crocodiles

He brumo like a magic mill The air over that midden, wild with the heat, cut through by the lightning of shiny horseflies, driven mad by the sun, crackled as if filled with invisible rattles, exciting one to a frenzy.

Read Schulz and you will know exactly how you had imagined them as a Child. He found actions cinnamoh decisions of which he had not been aware but which had been lying in wait, ready to emerge. Reading The Street of Crocodiles was like having a brain orgasm: He was always conscious of conserving energy and money.


Bruno Schulz aslen ressam. Each day, they let me visit our home. Can a simple clnnamon fact of a normal day, become a superb piece of literature? Can language be intoxicating?

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I was allowed to walk down to the remains of our home with my oldest cousin, Rudy. In the background are the other people around the Bruno Schulz, loner from Drogobych as he was named, in this collection of short stories, impressions actually, evokes that distant land called childhood.

At the same time, it seems to anticipate the conflict between the Jewish people and Nazism that would lead to the Holocaust. Sep 18, Audrey rated it really liked it. Lend it to out.

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I strained to hear anything above the roar of the fire. It can go either way, into light or darkness, but it is magic, either way. I was on the point of turning back, but on reflection this seemed a needless waste of time, since the night was not cold at all; sjops the reverse, it was veined with streams of strange warmth, the wafts of some false spring.

However, beyond all of the possible interpretations, what is most striking in Schultz’s writing is his vivid and detailed description of his locales settings.

All Debora Vogel’s efforts to have Schulz’s works published were in vain. One day my brother, schuls his return from school, brought the improbable and yet true news of the imminent end of the world.

This collection is just a glimpse of the body of work that we would have enjoyed from this talented writer if his life had not been tragically cut short. Some of us fell asleep schullz the warm snow, whilst others scrabbled in the dense thicket for the entrances to their houses. He would creep on toe-pads to an adjacent door, and empty room, and peek with the greatest circumspection through the keyhole.


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The language intoxicates you and results in high voltage creations of hallucinations. Goldfarb points out in cinnamoon introduction. He was not immune, for how would he necessarily know to be, to making an unflattering description of effeminate men and dark-skinned ladies in the title story ; and for a Jewish man in to have written of a member of his own family turning into a cockroach feels far more obviously and frighteningly illustrative of insults that we can readily assume existed in the streets and printed media than it does in Our thoughts begin to meld together into one conformist idea.

View all 13 comments. I moved back into my room. I ran down the few stone steps and once again I was in the street. It held a scent of violets. Jacob’s Cosmology Jacob’s theories take us through a cosmological journey, from the atom to the universe. The whole of matter pulsates with infinite possibilities bryno send dull shivers through it.

In that section of the map, the engraver concentrated on the complicated and manifold profusion of streets and alleyways, the sharp lines of cornices, architraves, archivolts, and pilasters, lit by the dark gold of a late and cloudy afternoon which steeped all corners and recesses in the deep sepia of shade.

At once fiction and nonfiction, prose and poetry, memory and dream, The Street of Crocodiles defies categorization.