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Baize-covered table with decanter

Author: Vladimir Makanin; A L Tait
Publisher: Columbia, La : Readers International, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of an interrogation in Russia, but applicable to any country in the world: the bare room, the table, the ever-present decanter and behind the table those recurring phantoms, The Party Man, The Young Wolf, The Beautiful Woman, The One Who Asks the Questions. "Having them rummage in your insides, being helpless, belittled, you needn't have done anything to realize your helplessness, your guilt."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Makanin, Vladimir.
Baize-covered table with decanter.
Columbia, La : Readers International, ©1995
(OCoLC)646923072
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Makanin; A L Tait
ISBN: 0930523660 9780930523664
OCLC Number: 34886576
Notes: "Winner of the Russian Booker Prize"--Cover.
Description: 144 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Stol, pokrytyĭ suknom i s grafinom poseredine.
Responsibility: Vladimir Makanin ; translated from the Russian by Arch Tait.

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The story of an interrogation in Russia, but applicable to any country in the world: the bare room, the table, the ever-present decanter and behind the table those recurring phantoms, The Party Man, The Young Wolf, The Beautiful Woman, The One Who Asks the Questions. "Having them rummage in your insides, being helpless, belittled, you needn't have done anything to realize your helplessness, your guilt."

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