A Paperback edition by Nina Berberova in English and Russian (May 8, 2000)
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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... Read more
Vera leads a dreary life in Paris, tied down by an invalid husband until she travels to the scene of the suicide of a dear childhood friend, where she becomes steeped in memories of how things were and could have been.
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...
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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