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The Banquet of Esther Rosenbaum

Penny Simpson

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ISBN : 9780955527234
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253 pages
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This work portrays the interwar cabaret scene in Munich and Berlin, seen through the eyes of a seven foot Jewish giantess. It reveals the tapestry of Jewish culture, evoked through food, theatre, clothes and custom, at the point at which it is aboutMoreThis work portrays the interwar cabaret scene in Munich and Berlin, seen through the eyes of a seven foot Jewish giantess. It reveals the tapestry of Jewish culture, evoked through food, theatre, clothes and custom, at the point at which it is about to unravel. This retro epic evokes Angela Carters brand of burlesque magic realism.