Petersburg

Product Number: EB00776801
Released: Oct 22, 2019
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ISBN: #9780253035530
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Andrei Bely's novel Petersburg is considered one of the four greatest prose masterpieces of the 20th century. In this new edition of the best-selling translation, the reader will have access to the translators' detailed commentary, which provides the necessary historical and literary context for understanding the novel, as well as a foreword by Olga Matich, acclaimed scholar of Russian literature. Set in 1905 in St. Petersburg, a city in the throes of sociopolitical conflict, the novel follows university student Nikolai Apollonovich Ableukhov, who has gotten entangled with a revolutionary terrorist organization with plans to assassinate a government official-Nikolai's own father, Apollon Apollonovich Ableukhov. With a sprawling cast of characters, set against a nightmarish city, it is all at once a historical, political, philosophical, and darkly comedic novel.

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Author(s): Andrei Bely
Original Publish Date: Mar 30, 2018

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Author(s): Andrei Bely
Product Number EB00478915
Released: Jul 23, 2014
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Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: #9781908968098

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