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Makine, Andreï 1957-

Overview
Works: 196 works in 742 publications in 5 languages and 15,503 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Adventure stories 
Roles: Interviewee
Classifications: PQ2673.A38416, 843.914
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Dreams of my Russian summers by Andreï Makine ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Frenchwoman's account of Russia before and after the 1917 revolution. She is Charlotte who came as a nurse in World War I and married a Russian lawyer. The story is told by her grandson who listened to her tales, fascinated by her power of observation
Requiem for a lost empire by Andreï Makine ( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in French and English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious complex epic that spans three generations of a family from Czarist times in Russia to the fall of Communism. A Graham Green-style thriller that opens up like a sinister Russian doll
The woman who waited : a novel by Andreï Makine ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the love of her life goes off to war and never returns, Vera pines away for her lost fella and refuses to consider anyone else for over thirty years. However, when a young researcher comes to her village and finds out about her and falls in love with her, can he convince Vera that his love is true?
Le testament français : roman by Andreï Makine ( Book )
71 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in French and English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the edge of the Siberian steppes, a young boy grows up listening to his French grandmother's stories of France just before the Great War - a nostalgic portrait of a vanished world, but a bewitching one during the Soviet regime. Torn between two cultures, he eventually leaves after the fall of the Berlin Wall for Paris
Once upon the River Love by Andreï Makine ( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three boys in Siberia ski many miles to see a film starring their idol, the French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo. A coming-of-age story by the author of Dreams of My Russian Summers
Music of a life : a novel by Andreï Makine ( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His father is a dramatist, his mother an opera singer. But during Stalin's reign of terror in the 1930s, both parents are arrested. Alexei Berg flees, and begins his endless journey until he lands, two decades later, in a snowbound train station in the Urals, where he relates his harrowing saga to the novel's narrator
The earth and sky of Jacques Dorme : a novel by Andreï Makine ( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
- Dreams of My Russian Summers, the first book in the trilogy, was a national bestseller, both in hardcover and paperback, with over 225,000 combined copies sold.- The second book in the trilogy, Requiem for a Lost Empire, had been called a "powerful and compelling novel: shocking, harrowing, beautiful, and in many ways profound" (Washington Times).- This trilogy will surely be hailed as a contemporary War and Peace in years to come
The crime of Olga Arbyelina by Andreï Makine ( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A son drugs his mother so he can have sex with her. The woman, an exiled Russian princess in 1940s France, plays along, pretending to be unconscious, because the boy is a hemophiliac and will die soon. By the author of Dreams of My Russian Summers
The life of an unknown man : a novel by Andreï Makine ( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Shutov, a disenchanted writer, revisits St. Petersburg after twenty years of exile in Paris, hoping to recapture his youth. Instead, he meets Volsky, an old man who tells him his extraordinary story: of surviving the siege of Leningrad, the march on Berlin, and Stalin's purges, and of a transcendent love affair. Volsky's life is an inspiration to Shutov--because for all that he suffered, he knew great happiness. This depth of feeling stands in sharp contrast to the empty lives Shutov encounters in the new Russia, and to his own life, that of just another unknown man"--P. [4] of cover
Human love : a novel by Andreï Makine ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elias Almeida, a self-declared "professional revolutionary", dreams of an Africa where independence and political change will also transform people into "better human beings." His escape and survival bring him in contact with a range of teachers and mentors, nurturing in him a mixture of Christian ethics and Marxist ideology. His training takes him from Angola to Cuba, the Soviet Union and back to his home country, where, he believes, he will fight for the realization of his vision of the future. His intentions to do the right thing are undermined by adverse circumstances
A hero's daughter by Andreï Makine ( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Awarded the Soviet Union's highest military honor for his services during World War II, Ivan Dimitrovich Davidov watches his career dissolve into corrupt governnment practices and learns of the victimization of his former interpreter daughter, Olia
Confessions of a fallen standard-bearer by Andreï Makine ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Pioneers march to the clarion call of socialism and the bright, beautiful future that is to come. This moving story tells of two families brought through war and all its carnage and horror. How the families try to piece together their shattered lives is touchingly and convincingly depicted by a master storyteller
La musique d'une vie : roman by Andreï Makine ( Book )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse: Roman psychologique (intime)
Brief loves that live forever by Andreï Makine ( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Did sex bring down the Iron Curtain? An orphan reflects on the unbreakable bond between love and freedom in the Soviet Union
La femme qui attendait : roman by Andreï Makine ( Book )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moving, utterly captivating love story: Romeo and Juliet as if told by Chekhov or Dostoevsky. In a remote Russian village a woman waits, as she has waited for almost three decades, for the man she loves to return. Near the end of World War II, nineteen-year-old Boris Koptek left the village to join the Russian army, swearing to the sixteen-year-old love of his life, Vera, that as soon as he returned they would marry. Young Boris, who with his engineering battalion fought his way almost to Berlin, was reported killed in action crossing the Spree River. But Vera refuses to believe he is d
Le crime d'Olga Arbélina : roman by Andreï Makine ( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in French and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La terre et le ciel de Jacques Dorme : roman by Andreï Makine ( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in French and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le narrateur, un jeune orphelin, passe de courts séjours chez sa marraine, Alexandra, une Française qui a suivi son mari en U.R.S.S. au moment de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Il profite de ses séjours pour raconter sa vie difficile d'orphelin, obligé, l'été, de creuser des canaux d'irrigation pour un kolkhoze. Alexandra, une mère pour lui, et J. Dorme, l'image du héros, se rencontrent
La vie d'un homme inconnu : roman by Andreï Makine ( Book )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman historique. Roman de société
L'amour humain : roman by Andreï Makine ( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A. Makine analyse la folie du XXe siècle en s'arrêtant sur le destin d'Elias Almeida, révolutionnaire angolais, qui poursuit l'idéal du bonheur humain au-delà des cendres et des ruines, jusqu'à l'enfer final de Mogadiscio. Guidée par Anna, une femme russe, il entrevoit alors à la lisière des camps la grandeur de ceux qui n'ont jamais renoncé à leur humanité
Requiem for the east by Andreï Makine ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Makin, Andrej
Makin, Andrej, 1957-
Mākīn, Andrīh, 1957-
Makine, Andreï
Makine, Andrei., 1957-
Makins, Andrejs, 1957-
Макин, Андрей Сергеевич, 1957-
Макин, Андрей Ярославович, 1957-
מאקין, אנדרי, 1957-
מאקין, אנדריי, 1957-
מקין, אנדרי, 1957-
マキーヌ, アンドレイ
Languages
French (208)
English (132)
Croatian (1)
Serbian (1)
Russian (1)
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