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  - bakabaka84 - LibraryThing

In Soviet Russia there may not be a car in every garage but there can be a hat for every head, as long as you fill out the request in triplicate and accept that each hat represents your status in ... Read full review

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"The Fur Hat" is a fine blend of Russian humour, exposť and tragedy. Written by a Russian, presumably for Russians, it gives an insight into the daily life of the individual with a non-perfect, from ... 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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