Israel Zangwill

Short Mystery Story Collection 003


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Librivox’s Short Mystery Story Collection 003: a collection of 10 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of …

The Big Bow Mystery


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It's a cold and foggy night in London. A man is horribly murdered in his bedroom, the door locked and bolted on the inside. Scotland Yard is…

Children of the Ghetto


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In this 1892 novel of London's Jewish East End, Israel Zangwill sets the apparently irrational and decidedly indecorous religious practices …

The King of Schnorrers


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Manasseh da Costa, protagonist of this hilarious novel, is a schnorrer (beggar) who lives on the charitable contributions of the Jews of lat…

My First Book


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This is not a children's book, as may be supposed from the title, but a collection of essays first published in The Idler magazine, in which…

The Old Maids' Club


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Mathematics vs. poetry: Brainy and beautiful 17-year-old Lillie, determined to never marry, begins an Old Maids' Club, while patient young L…

Short Story Collection Vol. 029


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 029: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Grotesques and Fantasies


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A set of often funny, sometimes tragic stories by Israel Zangwill. Most famous for his scathingly accurate portrayals of the Jewish ghetto, …

The Melting Pot


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Russian-Jew David Quixano has come to America after surviving a pogrom which has killed his family. He has written a symphony which embodies…

Stories by English Authors: London


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This book collects seven short stories by some of England's best turn-of-the-(last)-century's writers. The collection begins with the humor …