The King of the Fields

The King of the Fields

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Overview

A fictional exploration of primitive history, Singer's novel portrays an age of superstition and violence in a country emerging from the darkness of savagery. Part parable of modern civilization, part fascinating historical novel, it reaffrims the author's reputation as a master storyteller.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374529086
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 05/16/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–91) was the author of many novels, stories, and children's books. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

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

Table of Contents

PART ONE 3(146)
1 Krol Rudy, the Red King
3(30)
2 Cybula and Nosek
33(20)
3 The Lesniks Return to the Valley
53(17)
4 Journey to Miasto
70(23)
5 The Mutiny of the Woyaks
93(17)
6 Ben Dosa, the Teacher
110(19)
7 The Power of Kora
129(20)
PART TWO 149
8 Krol Cybula
149(19)
9 The Blond Stranger
168(29)
10 The Altar of Sacrifice
197(13)
11 The New Krol
210(20)
12 In the Hands of the Gods
230

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