Books: Auschwitz Mon Amour

ENEMIES, A LOVE STORY by ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER 280 pages. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $6.95.

To get a quick idea of this novel by the great Yiddish storyteller I.B. Singer, imagine Chagall's Village in the Air done in the twisted, anguished style of Picasso's Guernica. Herman Broder, his wife Tatnara, and Masha, his mistress, are three Polish Jews who survived Nazi efficiency and are suspended in the limbo of a hot-and cold-running America. Below them is the dead world of Eastern European Jewry. Overhead is the infinite confusion of a cruel, capricious God.


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