The Golem Background

The Golem Background

The Golem” is a short story, the genre of which is fantasy. Avram Davidson, who is the famous American writer, wrote it in 1955. E. Drozd translated this story into the Russian language. This story is suitable for readers of all ages.

Avram Davidson used the legend about the golem to write a lively, warm, slightly comical story, which takes place in the modern country of Jewish fantasies, in California, where everything is quiet and peaceful, where the gray-haired husband and wife are strolling, holding hands, bringing up their grandchildren and speaking Yiddish.

The short story belongs to such collections of stories and anthologies as “Modern Classics”, “Modern Classics of Fantasy”, “Wandering Stars”, “The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Fifth Series”, “The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction”, “The Monster Makers: Creators & Creations of Fantasy & Horror”, “The Fantasy Hall of Fame”, “Everybody Has Somebody in Heaven”, “The Avram Davidson Treasury: A Tribute Collection”, “Avram Davidson: Collected Fantasies”, “The Best of Avram Davidson”, “Or All the Seas with Oysters”, “The World Treasury of Science Fiction”.

“Or All the Seas with Oysters” is not only Davidson’s collection, but also a fantastic story, which got Hugo Awards as the best Davidson’s story.

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