There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby

Scary Fairy Tales
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Original Publish Date: Sep 29, 2009
Product Number: EB00398317
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101145012
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Description

New York Times Bestseller Winner of the World Fantasy Award One of New York Magazine's 10 Best Books of the Year One of NPR's 5 Best Works of Foreign Fiction The celebrated scary fairy tales of Russia's preeminent contemporary fiction writer-the author of the prizewinning memoir about growing up in Stalinist Russia, The Girl from the Metropol Hotel Vanishings and aparitions, nightmares and twists of fate, mysterious ailments and supernatural interventions haunt these stories by the Russian master Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, heir to the spellbinding tradition of Gogol and Poe. Blending the miraculous with the macabre, and leavened by a mischievous gallows humor, these bewitching tales are like nothing being written in Russia-or anywhere else in the world-today.

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