Would you like to enter the history of the Prague ghetto?
Would you like to grasp its poetry, its magic spirit?
Would you like to walk in the footsteps of its original inhabitants...?
The book called ,,The Golem” invites you to the Ghetto of the old Prague, to the city once called ,,the mother of Israel”...
The volume you have got will also serve you as a Tourist guide to the ancient spots.
But first of all it is a Unique collection of stories about the legendary inhabitants of Prague,
about the golem and his creator, Rabbi Löw. The book is based on rare historical sources.
Eduard Petiška (1924 - 1987) is one of the best-known Czech writers. He is the author of numerous works both for the adult and juvenille reader. Many of his seventy books met with a wide international acceptance. They have been translated into 27 languages and published in hundreds of editions abroad. The number of copies of Petiška’s books has exceeded 10 million. ,,The Golem” ranks among the author’s books devoted to myths and legends. In this group they appeared also the legends of ancient Israel, Greece, Egypt and Mesopotamia, the stories of ,,A thousand and a two-volume book of legends from Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia.