By Shalom Auslander
Shalom Auslander's tales in Beware of God have the mysterious punch of a dream. they're extensive ranging and artistic: a tender Jewish man's inexplicable transformation right into a very huge, blond, tattooed goy ends with a Talmudic argument over even if his father can beat his unclean son with a duplicate of the Talmud. A pious guy having a near-death event discovers that God is really a chook, and he is pressured to think again his existence -- and his vitamin. At God's insistence, Leo Schwartzman searches domestic Depot for provides for an ark. And a tender boy error Holocaust Remembrance Day as emergency preparedness education for the long run.
Auslander attracts upon his upbringing in an Orthodox Jewish group in manhattan kingdom to craft tales which are choked with disgrace, intercourse, God, and loss of life, but in addition be ready to be wickedly humorous and poignant.
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Beware of God: Stories by Shalom Auslander