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Angel Wagenstein
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Angel Wagenstein is a prizewinning Bulgarian novelist. His novel, Isaac's Torah, has been published in Bulgaria, Germany, Russia, France, the Czech Republic, and is forthcoming from Handsel Books. Farewell, Shanghai, his third novel, won the Jean Monnet award in 2004.

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Farewell Shanghai

Written by Angel Wagenstein
Translated by Elizabeth Frank and Deliana Simeonova


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $13.95

Elisabeth and Theodore Weissberg, famous musicians, Hilde, a young film extra, and Vladek, an Eastern European adventurer wanted by the police on political charges, flee Nazi Germany for Shanghai at the onset of World War II. A magnet for every human ambition and vice, Shanghai is a city of extremes–of dazzling... Read more >

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Isaac's Torah

Written by Angel Wagenstein
Translated by Elizabeth Frank and Deliana Simeonova


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $23.95

THIS NOVEL IS THE SAGA IN FIVE PARTS OF ISAAC JACOB Blumenfeld, who grows up in Kolodetz, a small town near Lvov, which, when he is a boy, is part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but which subsequently belongs to Poland, the Soviet Union, Nazi Germany, and then the Soviets again. Isaac... Read more >
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