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Critical Essay by Alan Lelchuk

[In "Shosha"] many Singers appear in one way or another—the journalist, the rabbi's son, the children's writer, the European refugee. (p. 1)

There is a nice variety of characters in "Shosha." Singer's method of narration, moving from one small dramatic scene to another, encourages such variety. This method … demands fast-paced plot, simple story line with ingenious reverses and character sketched in broadly. Reading Singer is an easy experience, something like reading the bare outline of a Bellow novel, without the latter's intense fleshing out….

Besides amusing character, there is convincing setting, Warsaw, 1930's. The Warsaw scenes are drawn with a knowledge of place and atmosphere lacking in Singer's recent ventures into the American scene, and they hark back to his finer work, as...

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