There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister's Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories

There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister's Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories

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Love stories, with a twist, by Russia’s preeminent contemporary fiction writer—the author of the prizewinning memoir about growing up in Stalinist Russia, The Girl from the Metropol Hotel

 

By turns sly and sweet, burlesque and heartbreaking, these realist fables of women looking for love are the stories that Ludmilla Petrushevskaya—who has been compared to Chekhov, Tolstoy, Beckett, Poe, Angela Carter, and even Stephen King—is best known for in Russia.… (more)

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Freshness frames the portraits of tired Russian women who reign and dream to the point of hallucination. Their untiring essence, conveyed in incisive dialogue, terse similes and flawless exposition, fills the page.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (January 29, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 934 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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