When the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter has twins, you know there will be trouble. Abraham and Adam Schlemiel are identical. As children they change places at whim, but as they grow into adulthood, they struggle with issues of identity. Abraham, the firstborn, is thoughtful, while Adam remains impulsive.
The Village Life
On the edge of The Black Forest, somewhere between Russia, Poland, and occasionally Germany is a small village filled with warm and wonderful characters.
Izzy Abrahmson’s “The Village Life” series is a delightful escape from 21st Century anxiety.
Yes, you can read them in any order. Yes, they’re for adults. Yes, many of the stories are appropriate for children.
No, you don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy them — they’re like rye bread, tasty, nutritious, light and filling.
“The mix-ups are many and the potential for laughter abundant” – Jewish Book World