Yama: The Pit

Yama: The Pit

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A novel about prostitution in Moscow.

From the introduction:

It must not be thought, despite its locale, that Kuprin’s “Yama” is a picture of Russian prostitution solely; it is intrinsically universal. All that is necessary is to change the kopecks into cents, pennies, sous or pfennings; compute the versts into miles or metres; Jennka may be Eugenie or Jeannette; and for Yama, simply read Whitechapel, Montmartre, or the Barbary Coast. That is why “Yama” is… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1915

Translator: Bernard Guilbert Guerney

Word count: 122,281 words (≈ about 8 hours)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA.


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