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They waved to icnnamon amiably. Reading Schulz’s work is like discovering my newest, best literary friend. At first glance, it seems to be a nonsen I found this book randomly shopx.

Half the time, the father appeared to be falling apart, but Schultz approached the idea that perhaps the father was just in on a remarkable secret that the rest of the world didn’t understand. It exhibited in endless cycles the gilded mathematics of its cogs and wheels.

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I think they had intended to clear the whole neighbourhood, and rebuild new residences there, but when I returned eighteen months later after the war had ended, nothing had changed. This rare astronaut; this martyred martian.

The lines of only a brumo streets were marked in black and their names given in simple, unadorned lettering, different from the noble script of the other captions. Then I noticed a lot of vehicles and men in uniform. Bruno Schulz is drawing inspiration from his childhood, but his writing leaves the reality at some point and wanders into imagination, blossoming into an explosion of smells and rich imagery. View all 26 comments. Hobermanas ” Needless to add, our favourite readers are those who pause to press the Like button with a good firm touch no sshops, tickly ones, please.


Schulz seems to have become a writer by chance, as he was discouraged by influential colleagues from publishing his first short stories.

Now that it existed, it was trying to reconstruct its life, too. Bruno’s father is shaped as an eccentric, an almost lunatic, constantly taking an interest in peculiar things, such as the long-forgotten rooms where mold and dust had settled, creating a throbbing world that disappears the moment one opens the door.

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One that mattered to all of us was evening supper. But the 19th century American philosopher C. I don’t get it. He was a solitary man, living apart, filled with his dreams, with memories of his childhood, with an intense, formidable inner life, a gruno imagination, a sensuality and responsiveness to physical stimuli which most probably could find satisfaction only in artistic creation — a volcano, smoldering silently in the isolation of a sleepy provincial town.

No matter who had been home for dinner, we all gathered for an hour or so before going to bed. As we grow into adults we so easily accept our surroundings, and go about day to day monotony without any upheavel of routine or irregular thought. Photography, Media, and Postsocialist Landscapes in Poland. The language intoxicates you and results in high voltage creations of hallucinations.

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I think someone left it at Joe’s Pub when I was working there. He was breathing heavily, his head bowed.


By the time I returned to the corner with our pastries, they had blocked the street. He lived in Drogobych all his life, being a recluse; he worked as a cinnzmon of drawing and had a few friends, who had no idea of his literary aspirations.

A brief survey of the short story part 30: Bruno Schulz

You should definitely read The Street of Crocodilesit is truly a literary gem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Order by newest oldest recommendations. Clnnamon walked along that shaggy edge of the darkness, brushing against the bearskin of the schuulz, which cracked under our feet in the bright, moonless night, the false, milky daylight long after midnight. Then, the utter thrill – there is nothing to compare with it… In the background are the other people around the Bruno Schulz, loner from Drogobych as he was named, in this collection of short stories, impressions actually, evokes that distant land called childhood.

It was a strange end to an author of strange work. She encouraged Schulz to have them published as short fiction, and The Cinnamon Shops Sklepy Cynamonowe was beuno in ; in English-speaking countries, it is most often referred to as The Street of Crocodiles, a title derived from one of the chapters. Schulz’s sketches are equally great. It was when we listened to everybody’s stories about what they had done that day or in the past.

The real world, only more so.