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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. In row upon row there spread tailors’ shops, general outfitters, china stores, chemists’ shops and barbers’ saloons. The crowd flows lazily by, and, strange to say, one can see it only indistinctly; the figures pass in gentle disarray, never reaching complete sharpness of outline. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

We shall wander from shop sign to shop sign and make a thousand mistakes.

My father kept in the lower drawer of his large desk an old and beautiful map of our city. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Ulica Krokodyli (Bruno Schulz Lost Thoughts)

He now lay on one of the many sofas which stood between the bookshelves, wearing a pair of deeply cut silk pyjamas. Joinreaders! It was a whole folio sheaf of parchment pages which, originally fastened with strips of linen, formed an enormous wall map, a bird’s eye panorama. Schulz’s father, an assimilated Jew, owned a thriving textile shop in the Market Square section of a city that the discovery of oil had transformed into a modern if still provincial metropolis.

January 19, Release Date: Against that inevitable realization Schulz steadfastly but with characteristically self-conscious irony holds out the counter possibility that he found best expressed in Rilke’s poetry, that “the tangled, mute masses of things unformulated within us may yet emerge to the surface miraculously distilled. They often have no fronts, so that in passing one can see the passengers, sitting stiffly and behaving with great decorum.

This similarity was real rather than metaphorical because at times, when wandering in those parts, one in fact gained the impression that one was turning the pages of a prospectus, looking at columns of boring commercial advertisements, among which suspect announcements nestled like parasites, together with dubious notices and illustrations with a double meaning. They wait for a long time standing in a black, silent bunch alongside the barely visible lines of the track, their faces in profile: Write a customer review.


They are not so much like Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” about transformation as they are themselves in transformation in the audacity and brilliance of Schulz’s disjunctive plots and riotously excessive language.

Product details Original Release Date: Nowhere as much as there do we feel threatened by possibilities, shaken by the nearness of fulfilment, pale and faint with the delightful rigidity of realization.

In order to understand these reservations, we must draw attention to the equivocal and doubtful character of that peculiar area, so unlike the rest of the city. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Retrieved December 28, from Encyclopedia.

Showily dressed in long lace-trimmed gowns, prostitutes have begun to circulate. And yet, and yet-are we to betray the last secret of that district, the carefully concealed secret of Crocodile Street?

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In them the ambition of the city councillors has achieved its greatest triumph. Write a customer review. Despite our better judgment we are attracted by the tawdry charm of the district. Dull, dirty and faulty glass panes in which dark pictures of the street were wavily reflected, the badly planed wood of the doors, the grey atmosphere of those sterile interiors where the high shelves were scuhlz and the crumbling walls were covered with cobwebs and thick dust, gave these shops the stigma of some wild Klondike.

Through the corridors of books, from between the long shelves filled with magazines and prints, we make our way out of the shop and find ourselves in that part of Crocodile Street where from the higher level one can see almost its whole length down to the distant, as yet unfinished buildings of the railway station. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


From time to time one can see them at dangerous corners, leaning far out from under the broken roof of a cab as, with the reins in their hands, they perform with some krokoeyli the tricky manoeuvre of overtaking. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Translated from the Polish by Celina Wieniewska. At times one has the impression that it is only the small section immediately before us that falls into the expected pointillistic schluz of a city thoroughfare, while on either side, the improvised masquerade is already disintegrating and, unable to endure, crumbles behind us into plaster and sawdust, into the lumber room of an enormous, empty theatre.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In an atmosphere of excessive facility, every whim flies high, a passing excitement swells into an empty parasitic growth; a light grey vegetation of fluffy weeds, of colourless poppies sprouts forth, made from a weightless fabric of nightmares and hashish. Sklepy Cynamonowe by Bruno Schulz. Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article.

Even the schoolgirls wear their hair-ribbons in a characteristic way and walk on their slim legs with a peculiar step, an impure expression in their eyes that foreshadows their future corruption. While in the old city a nightly semi-clandestine trade shculz, marked by ceremonious solemnity, in the new district modern, sober forms of commercial endeavour had flourished at once.

Get to Know Us. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Their over-intense krokofyli, like that of an aromatic mocca, seemed to stain the books which they took into their olive hands, their touch seemed to run on the pages and leave in the air a dark trail of freckles, a smudge of tobacco, as does a truffle with its exciting, animal smell.

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