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JEWISH STORIES by Alexander Günsberg

55 short stories from the world of Judaism from Moses to the present days.

Whether you are a Jew, a Christian, a Muslim, an Atheist or of any other faith or world view, dear reader, please enjoy or be scared by the stories in this book and understand that love, the pursuit of justice and cognition, and above all, moral courage in daily life, the commitment to the weaker and the disadvantaged, and the recognition of a moral power above all of us, whether you call it God, Nature, or Providence, is essential to our peaceful, perhaps even friendly, life together.

Paperback: 160 pages
Publishing date: May1, 2019
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1-950437-51-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-950437-51-1
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches

Price: $19.60 (paperback) $7.99 (e-book)

 

Alexander Günsberg was born in Milan in 1952 in the family of Austro-Hungarian Holocaust survivors, who moved to Vienna in 1954. As a child and a teenager, he lived in Zurich, then in the kibbutz in Israel, before returning to Zurich and Basel in 1971 to study German studies, history and psychology. As the University student, he was editor-in-chief of two youth and student magazines, freelance journalist and youth leader. In 1974 he won Literature Prize of the canton of Baselland for the short story ‘Ascension’, published in the volume ‘Excellent Stories.’ He is the author of several novels, novellas, and short story collections published by publishers in Switzerland and Germany. One of his novels, Vexiere Dance is nominated for the German Book Prize for 2019. His novels Mischa Turow, The Eisenstadt File, and Vexiere Dance, and collections of short stories Jewish Stories and Jewish Love Stories are translated into English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian.

 

 

 

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