The Key to the Great Gate

( Croatian title - Ključ od velikih vrata - 194? )

novel by Hinko Gottlieb

translated ( from a German translation from Croation ) by Ruth Morris and Fred Bolman

Published: Simon and Schuster - hardback -1947
ISBN: none

Set in 1942 Vienna, where four Jews have been imprisoned by the Nazis. The newest inmate, Tarnopolski, has learned to manipulate the space-time continuum. His ability to shrink and expand objects - ncluding people - creates consternation among both the prisoners and their guards.


This formed the basis of the play of the same name by Frank J. Morlock