Books: Tourist Trap

TRAVELS TO THE ENU by Jakov Lind

St. Martin's Press; 126 pages; $11.95

In 1938, when Jakov Lind was an eleven-year-old schoolboy, the Nazis goose-stepped into his home city of Vienna, sending him fleeing to Holland and a lifetime of Diaspora. Something more than a Jew without a country, Lind became a displaced artist as well, without a sure tradition or even a language. He wrote at first in German; now he uses English. He lives in London, in New York, in Majorca. He has variously conducted his literary experiments in short stories (Soul of...

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