Named a New York Times Notable Book Winner of the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize Winner of the Anne Frank Prize These shattering stories. A Scrap of Time and Other Stories has ratings and 28 reviews. Paul said: These bitter glimpses of the Holocaust in Poland ring like small folorn bell. A Scrap of Time and Other Stories (Jewish Lives) [Ida Fink, Francine Prose, Madeline G. Levine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Named.

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Beautiful and painful – an exquisite collection of short stories that raise holocaust literature to a high standard.

A compelling collection of stories from Holocaust survivors. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I slip in sideways Be the first to discover new talent!

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A Scrap of Time

Contents A Idq of Time 3. Mar 26, Paul Bryant rated it really liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

But when the TV series ‘Holocaust’ was aired, he told my younger sister a few things including this: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Maybe later on this year. This was an amazing book. As the other girls worry and fret, one girl sprawls in the grass reading a book and paying yime attention to anyone else.



The writing is engaging, personal, and intelligent. Published inthis novel illustrates the continuing effect of the Holocaust on the Jewish psyche. Amazingly touching and real. A scrap of time and other stories Ida Fink Snippet view – Told in simple language fo belies the harsh reality.

Through the series of fictional stories, the author clearly presents different circumstances during the Holocaust: The Black Beast It makes reading of sad events worse that it’s told uda beautifully and contradicts the message that beauty can’t exist in a world where such ugliness lies.

Jun 23, Ana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Of course, I expected that, but oh! Apr 21, Sandy Korom rated it it was amazing.

A SCRAP OF TIME And Other Stories by Ida Fink | Kirkus Reviews

Polish short story collections Books about the Holocaust short story collections. One is not bothered of their shortness but is instead contempt. So emotionally heavy and dramatizing but so wonderfully written that they are light like feathers.


Could the owner have done something to save the young finm This was the last novel assigned in the course, and now that I have read it, I can understand why. Lost in sleep the husband thinks that the buzzing is a fly but it turns out to be the Nazi trucks rolling into the town. I wept over them. Each of them painful.

It turned out to be a beautiful story about love, compansionship and protection. Open Preview See a Problem? It is a very intense book and one of the first in a very long while to make me cry.

My insights on some stories: Then I saw this slim volume and changed my mind. The book imbues you with that desperation, fear and numbness idw death without even depicting actual bestiality of that bloody mess.