The Fur Hat

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989 - Fiction - 122 pages
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An insecure, self-deprecating writer is called before the Soviet Writer's Union and awarded a fine hat of rabbit fur. The writer is delighted but later finds out there is an entire hierarchy of hats sported by the literary establishment and rabbit fur ranks at the very bottom.

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User Review  - Kobe Bryant - Goodreads

Lets be honest here folks, he didnt deserve a better hat Read full review

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

While this book wasn't the worst of the Soviet novels I've read, it still fit into that very archetypal form they all seem to have. A lot of the characters run together and seem to represent ideas rather than forming multi-dimensional characters. Read full review


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Vladimir Voinovich is also the author of "Pretender to the Throne: The Further Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin," "The Fur Hat," "Moscow 2042," "The Anti-Soviet Soviet Union," "The Ivankiad," and "In Plain Russian: Stories," He lives in Munich.

"From the Hardcover edition.

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