Passions and Other Stories

Passions and Other Stories
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'Through the twenty stories Singer continues to evolve his characters with the sustained scrutiny of kinship and a candlelit intimacy. Physical presences, speech and circumstances flicker into being as sharply as that cosmic instant in each tale.'
--Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

Table of Contents:

Old love
The admirer
Sabbath in Portugal
The yearning heifer
The witch
Sam Palka and David Vishkover
A tutor in the village
The new year party
A tale of two sisters
A pair
The fatalist
Two markets
The gravedigger
The sorcerer
Three encounters
The adventure

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