Selected Stories By Isaac Bashevis Singer

A week of short stories by the master Yiddish storyteller, to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Episodes

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AR01The Re-encounter20040712

Dr.

Max Greitzer receives a phone call inviting him to the funeral of a former lover, Liza.

When he arrives however, Liza is waiting for him beside the coffin.

Read by Henry Goodman.

AR02A Quotation From Klopstock20040713

Max Persky, a renowned womaniser, strikes up an affair with an elderly and respected woman.

The affair lasts longer than Max had intended and the night he decides to put an end to the business once and for all an unexpected turn of events completes it for him.

Read by Henry Goodman.