Envy: and other works

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Norton, 1967 - Fiction - 288 pages
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User Review  - lest - LibraryThing

Brilliantly double-hearted attack on the Soviet system and the new man. At times hilarious, but also grim and tragical. The heroic, but selfdestructive resistance of Iwan Babitsjew and his final confrontation with his arrogant and overbearing brother is one of the highlights of this book. Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Here's a question for you: What do you get when you cross Dostoyevsky's underground man, Gogol's wicked satire, a Nabokovian gift for metaphor, and place them in early Soviet Russia? Unfortunately ... Read full review

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