The Manor and The Estate—combined in this one-volume edition—bold tales of Polish Jews in the latter half of the nineteenth century, a time of rapid industrial growth and radical social change that enabled the Jewish community to move from the ghetto to prominent positions within Polish society.
About the Author
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991) is the author of Satan in Goray, Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories, and numerous novels and collections of stories. Born in Poland, he moved to the United States in the 1930s and worked for years for The Jewish Daily Forward. His oeuvre has been translated into dozens of languages and adapted for radio, film, and theater. He also wrote profusely for children.
Date of Birth:July 14, 1904
Date of Death:July 24, 1991
Place of Birth:Radzymin, Poland
Place of Death:Surfside, Florida
Education:Attended Tachkemoni Rabbinical Seminary in Warsaw, Poland, 1920-27