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The court jesters

a novel

by Viktor Fischl

  • 89 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Jewish Publication Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Published in Hebrew as: Letsane he-ḥatser.

    Statementby Avigdor Dagan ; translated by Barbara Harshav.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5054.D2195 L4813 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2183852M
    ISBN 10082760324X
    LC Control Number89001659

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One case is mentioned in the book Fools are Everywhere, which was written by Beatrice Otto and was published in According to the book, inthe Duke of Austria, Lepold the Pious, planned to attack Switzerland. The Court Jesters are Tina Charest and John Hasnip.

Blending wonderful harmonies with a fantastic. In this short, deeply moving novel by a former Israeli ambassador (his first book to appear in English), four prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp are kept alive as ``court jesters'' to entertain.

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