The Most Precious of Goods
Monday 22 January 7.30pm - Saturday 3 February 9pm
Winter 1943, somewhere in war-torn Eastern Europe: a poor woodcutter’s wife finds a little bundle thrown in the snow from a moving goods train. It contains something for which she has always yearned, but…
Jean-Claude Grumberg’s best-selling French language novella, The Most Precious of Goods, is story-telling at its most profound and has been translated into 20 languages.
Told with a fairy tale-like lyricism, this gripping story of love and hope, set against the terrible backdrop of the Holocaust, reminds us that humanity can be found in the most inhumane of places.
This translation was part of Jewish Book Week 2022.
Playing time 80 minutes, no interval. Age Guidance: 12+