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Sorokin, Vladimir 1955-

Works: 222 works in 871 publications in 20 languages and 8,453 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Adventure stories  Black humor  Psychological fiction  Dystopias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Domestic fiction  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Contributor, Actor, Creator, Editor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PG3488.O66, 891.73
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Day of the oprichnik by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagines a New Russia of the near future that is ruled by a reconstituted nobility and which blends draconian codes with modern technology while locking down Western borders, a region in which a twenty-years-older Vladimir Putin has appropriated all freeenterprise
The queue by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vladimir Sorokin’s first published novel, The Queue, is a sly comedy about the late Soviet “years of stagnation.” Thousands of citizens are in line for . . . nobody knows quite what, but the rumors are flying. Leather or suede? Jackets, jeans? Turkish, Swedish, maybe even American? It doesn’t matter–if anything is on sale, you better line up to buy it. Sorokin’s tour de force of ventriloquism and formal daring tells the whole story in snatches of unattributed dialogue, adding up to nothing less than the real voice of the people, overheard on the street as they joke and curse, fall in and out of love, slurp down ice cream or vodka, fill out crossword puzzles, even go to sleep and line up again in the morning as the queue drags on."
Ice by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cult of blond-haired, blue-eyed murderers are going around Moscow kidnapping people, tying them up, and then beating them on the chest with hammers made out of ice (kept in portable refrigerators) from a Siberian meteorite. The purpose of this injurious behavior is to awaken the celestial beings who are residing within them; however, only a tiny percentage of the victims survive this painful "rebirth." The survivors are given new names, a healthy bank account, and are sent out to "awaken" more of their kind
The blizzard : a novel by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dazzling, utterly distinctive saga from Russia's most celebrated-and most controversial-novelist. Vladimir Sorokin is one of Russia's most popular and provocative novelists. In his scabrous dystopian satire Day of the Oprichnik, American readers were introduced to his distinctive style, which combines an edgy avant-garde sensibility with a fondness for the absurd and even the grotesque-all in service of bringing out stinging truths about life in modern-day Russia. In The Blizzard, we are immersed in the atmosphere of a nineteenth-century Russia. Garin, a district doctor, is desperately trying to reach the village of Dolgoye, where a mysterious epidemic is turning people into zombies. He carries with him a vaccine that will prevent the spread of this terrible disease but is stymied in his travels by an all-consuming snowstorm, an impenetrable blizzard that turns a drive that should last only a few hours into a voyage of days and, finally, a journey into eternity. The Blizzard dramatizes a timeless metaphysical predicament. The characters in this nearly postapocalyptic world are constantly in motion and yet somehow trapped and frozen-spending day and night fighting their way through the storm on an expedition filled with extraordinary encounters, dangerous escapades, torturous imaginings, and amorous adventures. Hypnotic, fascinating, and richly descriptive, The Blizzard is a seminal work from one of the most inventive writers working today"--
Lëd : roman by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Moscou, une secte sélectionne les élus pour constituer leur assemblée fondamentale qui accédera à l'éternité. Ses membres utilisent une hache taillée dans la glace d'une météorite tombée en Sibérie et frappe en plein thorax des hommes et des femmes blonds aux yeux bleus. Ceux qui survivent à cette blessure sont alors soignés et informés de leur condition
Denʹ oprichnika by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

40 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een dag uit het leven van een lid van de geheime politie in een totalitair Rusland in de nabije toekomst
Goluboe salo : roman by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman af postmoderne forfatter, der også har modtaget Booker Prize
Norma by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in Russian and German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norm is one of the most exciting and multifaceted works by Vladimir Sorokin, a master of alternative prose. This novel exquisitely intertwines postmodernism with realism, the recent past with Kafka-esque surrealist motifs, and a fascinating, mystery-like plot with deep profundity. The Norm is at once social satire and anti-utopian, and thoroughly intellectually stimulating
Roman by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman, le héros de l'histoire, se déconstruit au fil des pages, jusqu'au chaos et à la mort, et ne peut plus vivre. Le roman est devenu impossible. Ecrit dans les années 1985-1989, ce récit revisite les grands écrivains russes du XIXe siècle avec notamment Pouchkine, Tolstoï ou Tourgueniev
Tellurii︠a︡ : roman by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine literarische Tour de Force durch eine von Gewalt, Ungewissheit und neuen Heilsversprechungen erfüllte Gegenwart, die der unseren erschreckend gleicht - auch wenn fast alles ganz anders ist: Eurasien ist nach Religionskriegen, Revolutionen und Aufständen in isolierte Kleinstaaten zerfallen. Moskau steigt auf Kartoffelgas um, es herrscht ein aufgeklärt theokratisch-kommunofeudalistisches Regime, das Umland befindet sich in chinesischer Hand. In Köln wird nach drei Jahren Talibanherrschaft wieder Karneval gefeiert. Der Zwergstaat SSSR, Stalinische Sozialistische Sowjetrepublik, eine Oligarchen-Gründung, ist zum Paradies für Linksradikale jeglicher Couleur geworden. Das Sehnsuchtsland aber ist die Bergrepublik Telluria. Hier wird die Droge Tellur, andernorts als schweres Suchtmittel geächtet, zur Heilung eingesetzt. Um diesen Glücksstoff, der zu Nägeln gemacht und in die Köpfe gehämmert wird, dreht sich das Tun und Trachten aller Figuren des Romans, in denen wir uns selbst und die Akteure unserer Geschichte wiedererkennen. In 50 Kapiteln entfaltet Sorokin ein Panorama der Genres, von Märchenton und orientalischer Poesie bis zu Live-Reportage und bitterböser zeitdiagnostischer Satire
Ocheredʹ : roman by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tussen de wachtenden in een queue in Rusland ontspinnen zich levendige gesprekken
Ice trilogy by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur le mode de l'autobiographie, le narrateur, Bro, évoque sa naissance en 1908, jour de la chute d'une météorite en Sibérie, la fuite et le décès de ses proches en 1918, puis l'expédition de 1928 à laquelle il participe, dont le but est de retrouver et d'extraire cette météorite. Il s'allie alors avec Fer, avec laquelle il part en quête des 23.000 frères et soeurs d'une confrérie en devenir.--[Memento]
4 by Ilʹi︠a︡ Khrzhanovskiĭ( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Russian and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An almost experimental film with no clear narrative line shocks with its portrayal of the meaningless of contemporary Russian society. Prostitutes, stray dogs, old village women, and human cloning all play a role
Russia's open book : writing in the age of Putin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents profiles of six modern Russian authors including extensive interviews with each subject; commentary from their literary critics, publishers, and peers; and dramatic readings of English translations of their works, accompanied by specially-created animation sequences
Serdt︠s︡a chetyrekh by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in Russian and German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pervyĭ subbotnik : rasskazy by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in Russian and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4 by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

16 editions published in 2005 in Russian and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Zuckerkreml by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kan læses i forlængelse af Denʹ Opritjnika, hvor han beskriver Rusland årtier senere, en sted, der minder om Ivan den Grusommes tid. Bogen består af korte historier, der er forbundet tematisk. Handlingen foregår i en fremtidsverden, udtænkt af Sorokin, som kombinerer elementer af et avanceret teknologisk samfund, med sovjet-styre og gamle russiske patriarkalske værdier
ËPS by V. V Erofeev( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in Russian and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monoklon by Vladimir Sorokin( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in Russian and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven short stories by Vladimir Sorokin, the controversial postmodern Russian writer, playwright, script writer and one of the main representatives of conceptualism in Russian literature
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Audience level: 0.56 (from 0.28 for The blizza ... to 0.94 for Absurdoped ...)

Day of the oprichnik
The queueIceDenʹ oprichnikaIce trilogy
Alternative Names
Sorokin, V.

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Sorokin, V.G.

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Sorokin, V. G. (Vladimir G.)

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Sorokin, V. (Vladimir), 1955-

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Sorokin, Vladimir Georgevič

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Sorokin, Vladimir Georgievich

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Sorokin, Vladimir Georgievitsj

Sorokin, Vladimir Georgijevič

Sorokin, Vladimír Georgijevič 1955-

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Sorokin, Vladimir V. 1955-

Sorokin, W.

Sorokin, Władimir.

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Владимир Георгиевич Сорокин

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Сорокин, В.Г 1955-

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Сорокин, Владимир.

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Сорокин, Владимир (Владимир Георгиевич), 1955-

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Сорокін Володимир Георгійович

Уладзімір Георгіевіч Сарокін

Уладзімір Георгіевіч Сарокін драматург, пісьменнік, сцэнарыст

סאראקין, ולדימיר, 1955-

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