Tevye the Milkman

Tevye the Milkman

Audio CD(Unabridged)

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Tevye the Milkman, a uniquely charming Jewish novel from Tsarist rural Russia, provided the principal character for Fiddler on the Roof. Here we have the full story, with all its Jewish humor, wisdom, and despair. The central character, Tevye the milkman, goes around the community in the Russian countryside delivering milk and cheese but also dispensing wisdom from the Talmud laced with his common-sense view of life. Funny, enriching, but also moving, this remarkable little Jewish classic will charm all who hear it, especially in the reading by veteran audiobook performer Neville Jason.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781094016856
Publisher: Naxos
Publication date: 04/14/2020
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sholem Aleichem is the pen name of Sholem Rabinovitch (1859–1916), the most beloved writer in Yiddish literature. Born in Russia, he fled the pogroms and immigrated to New York in 1905.

Neville Jason is an award–winning narrator, as well as a television and stage actor. He has earned seven AudioFile Earphones Awards and been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. He is a former member of the Old Vic Company, the English Stage Company, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Birmingham Repertory Company. While training at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, he was awarded the diction prize by Sir John Gielgud.

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