Yiddish Tales by Various (Free Audio Book)
Narrated by Adrian Praetzellis
Yiddish Tales is a vast collection of stories from various writers such as I.L. Perez, Shalom Asch, Sholem Alechem and many others. This free audiobook edition of Yiddish Tales contains all 38 stories that are all set within 19th century Jewish communities in Eastern Europe, Ukraine and Russia. Each tale is told in diverse and unique ways making this audiobook a truly multi-layered listen. Each tale consists of humor, drama, tragedy and pathos and all are centered on the life of a Jewish individual during the 19th century.
This audiobook edition was translated by Helena Frank from Yiddish and does remarkably well as she is able to capture the original atmosphere of each tale. Adrian Praetzellis also lends in his talents to the narration of each chapter and also helps in giving life to every tale that is told. Yiddish Tales is an interesting listen that not only focuses on the Jewish community but can also be said to be a fine look into society of that particular time. This free audiobook edition of Yiddish Tales is free to download on Livribox and is an entertaining and sometimes though provoking collection of stories that is worth a listen.
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