The Golovlyov family

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J.M. Dent, 1934 - 324 pages
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User Review  - nosajeel - LibraryThing

The most bleak Russian novel I have read by a very long shot. Every character in the book dies, mostly by suicide and alcohol poisoning. In many cases these deaths are abetted or encouraged by the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

Shchedrin gives us one of the greatest hypocrites of Western literature in the character of Porphyry Vladimiritch Golovlyov. To quote from James Wood's introduction to the NYRB edition, "the great ... Read full review

Contents

THE CASTING
113
TV THE NIECE
165
ILLICIT FAMILY JOYS
217
Copyright

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