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  • The First Encounter
    The First Encounter (English, Hardback) Andrey Bely

    First published in Russian in 1921 and never translated, Audrey Bely's long narrative poem--considered to be one of the great achievements of Russian Modernism--is translated to English here. A poet, critic, philosopher, and novelist, Bely was a leading figure among the Russian Symbolists, and The First Encounter is thought to be his greatest work in verse. The poem is autobiographical and...

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  • The First Encounter
    The First Encounter (English, Paperback) Andrey Bely

    First published in Russian in 1921 and never translated, Andrey Bely's long narrative poem?considered to be one of the great achievements of Russian Modernism?is translated to English here. A poet, critic, philosopher, and novelist, Bely was a leading figure among the Russian Symbolists, and The First Encounter is thought to be his greatest work in verse. The poem is autobiographical and reflects...

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  • Billancourt Tales
    Billancourt Tales (English, Paperback) Nina Berberova

    Written in Paris between 1928 and 1940 for an emigrant newspaper, Billancourt Tales is about the industrialized suburb of Paris where thousands of exiled Russians, including Berberova, were finding factory work and establishing homes.

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  • The Book of Happiness
    The Book of Happiness (English, Paperback) Nina Berberova

    An outstanding novel about a young Russian woman's life in exile after the Russian Revolution. The Book of Happiness is one of the outstanding novels the great Russian writer Nina Berberova wrote during the years she lived in Paris, and the most autobiographical. "All Berberova's characters live raw, unfurnished lives, in poverty, on the edge of cities, with little sense of belongingexcept in...

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  • Moura
    Moura (English, Hardback) Nina Berberova

    Baroness Maria Ignatievna Zakrevskaya Benckendorff Budberg hailed from the Russian aristocracy and lived in the lap of luxury—until the Bolshevik Revolution forced her to live by her wits. Thereafter her existence was a story of connivance and stratagem, a succession of unlikely twists and turns. Intimately involved in the mysterious Lockhart affair, a conspiracy which almost brought down the...

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  • The Accompanist
    The Accompanist (Multiple languages, Paperback) Nina Berberova, Marian Schwartz

    Sonechka is a talented but shy young pianist hired by a beautiful soprano, Maria Nikolaevna, and her devoted, bourgeois husband. Maria is everything Sonechka is not, glamorous, flamboyant. Her voice brings with it "something immortal and indisputable, something which gives reality to the human being's dream of having wings." Doomed to live in her mentor's shadow, the young girl secretly schemes to...

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  • Billancourt Tales
    Billancourt Tales (English, Hardback) Nina Berberova, Marian Schwartz

    Thirteen newly discovered stories by the great Russian writer, translated into English for the first time.

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  • The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories
    The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Nina Berberova, Marian Schwartz

    The greatest collection by one of the great Russian writers is now back in print. First published in Europe in the 1930s and '40s, these searing, evocative stories by the late emigre writer Nina Berberova (1901-1993) are portraits of the lives of Russian exiles in Paris on the eve of World War II. The protagonists range from housekeepers and waiters to shabby-genteel aristocrats and...

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  • The Ladies from St. Petersburg
    The Ladies from St. Petersburg (Multiple languages, Paperback) Nina Berberova

    A collection of three novellas which chronologically paint a picture of the dawn of the Russian Revolution, the flight from its turmoil and the plight of an exile in a new and foreign place.

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  • Cape of Storms: Novel
    Cape of Storms: Novel (English, Hardback) Nina Berberova, Marian Schwartz

    In Cape of Storms, now translated for the first time, the great Russian writer Nina Berberova portrays a very specific generation - one born in Russia, displaced by the Revolution, and trying to adapt to a new home, Paris. Three sisters - Dasha, Sonia, and Zai - share the same father, Tiagen, an attractive, weak-willed, womanizing White Russian, but each thinks differently about her inner world of...

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  • CAPE OF STORMS PA
    CAPE OF STORMS PA (English, Paperback) Nina Berberova

    Cape of Storms, one of the great Russian writer's most fascinating novels, was published serially in 1951 in the Novyi Zhurnal -- and Nina Berberova herself, late in life, took the old emigre journals off a shelf and handed them to distinguished translator Marian Schwartz. Now this forgotten, riveting late masterpiece is available in English for the first time. Centering on three half-sisters,...

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  • The Book of Happiness
    The Book of Happiness (English, Hardback) Nina Berberova, Marian Schwartz

    The Book of Happiness is one of the outstanding novels the great Russian writer Nina Berberova wrote during the years she lived in Paris, and the most autobiographical. "All Berberova's characters-including Berberova herself-live raw, unfurnished lives, in poverty, on the edge of cities, with little sense of belonging-except in moments of epiphany-to their time and in life itself" (The Observer)....

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  • The Ladies from St. Petersberg
    The Ladies from St. Petersberg (Multiple languages, Hardback) Nina Berberova

    The fourth book by the great Russian writer (author of The Accompanist, The Italics Are Mine) to be translated into English. Three stories which chronologically paint a picture of the dawn of the Russian Revolution, the flight from its turmoil, and the plight of an exile in a new and foreign place -- all of which Berverova knew from personal experience.

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  • Alexsandr Blok: a Life
    Alexsandr Blok: a Life (English, Hardback) Nina Berberova

    Aleksandr Blok (1880-1921), the leader of the Symbolist Movement, was one of Russia's greatest modern poets. An inspiration to many modern Russian poets well-known in the West, most notably Pasternak, this account of his life is one of the few books on this important poet available in English....

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  • Roquenval. Cronaca di un castello
    Roquenval. Cronaca di un castello (Italian, Paperback) Nina Berberova

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  • L'Affaire Kravtchenko (French, Paperback) Nina Berberova Currently Unavailable More details
  • Alleviare la sorte (Italian, Paperback) Nina Berberova

    Come un sogno a occhi aperti si svolge la vicenda di Sasa, una piccola emigrata russa che in una Parigi fredda e povera guarda se stessa con occhi estranei e assiste allo svolgimento della sua vita. Una vita mancata per eccesso di fedelt

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