Journey Through a Small Planet (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 08 2008 Pages: 256 Publisher: Penguin Classics In Journey Through a Small Planet (1972). the writer Emanuel Litvinoff recalls his working-class Jewish childhood in the East End of London: a small cluster of streets right next to the city. but worlds apart in culture and spirit. With vivid intensity Litvinoff describes the overcrowded tenements of ick Lane and Whitechapel. the smell of pickled herring and onion ead. the rattle of sewing machines and chatter in Yiddish. He also relates stories of his parents. who fled from Russia in 1914. his experiences at school and a ief flirtation with Communism. Unsentimental. vital and almost dream like. this is a masterly evocation of a long-vanished world.

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In Journey Through a Small Planet (1972), the writer Emanuel Litvinoff recalls his working-class Jewish childhood in the East End of London: a small cluster of streets right next to the city, but worlds apart in culture and spirit. With vivid intensity Litvinoff describes the overcrowded tenements of Brick Lane and Whitechapel, the smell of pickled herring and onion bread, the rattle of sewing machines and chatter in Yiddish. He also relates stories of his parents, who fled from Russia in 1914, his experiences at school and a brief flirtation with Communism. Unsentimental, vital and almost dream like, this is a masterly evocation of a long-vanished world.

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Emanuel Litvinoff (born 1915) is a British writer and human rights activist, and is one of the most well-known and regarded figures in post-war Anglo-Jewish literature.

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