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Manfredchensenjen added a title to their For later shelf Apr 26 2018
""Pevear and Volokhonsky are at once scrupulous translators and vivid stylists of English."-The New YorkerOne week before her thirtieth birthday, the simple life of dutiful wife and mother Natalya is upended when the arrival of her son's charming...
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Manfredchensenjen added a title to their For later shelf Apr 26 2018
Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883) was a novelist, poet and playwright known for his honest and affectionate portrayals of Russian serfs in the feudal system of the nineteenth century. Unlike his contemporaries Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Leo Tolstoy, whose...
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As Arkady Kirsanov returns home after graduation, his father waits patiently for him--excited to see his much-loved son once again. But in returning home to a world that has remained static, Arkady and his friend Bazarov, a self-defined nihilist,...
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Manfredchensenjen added a title to their For later shelf Apr 26 2018
"Great and terrible was the year of Our Lord 1918, of the Revolution the second." It is 1918: the Russian Revolution has just ended, Ukraine is in the midst of civil war, and in Kiev, the two Turbin brothers are preparing to fight for the White...
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Manfredchensenjen added a title to their For later shelf Apr 26 2018
I first read Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita on a balcony of the Hotel Metropole in Saigon on three summer evenings in 1971. The tropical air was heavy and full of the smells of cordite and motorcycle exhaust and rotting fish and...
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