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Childhood

Author: Maksim Gorky
Publisher: London, Oxford University Press [©1961]
Series: World's classics, 581.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Childhood is one of the most vivid and candid accounts of a child's life ever written. Althought Gorky's description of the cruelties and barbarities in his grandfather's household cannot fail to disturb the modern reader, he can take heart from what he hears of such worthwhile characters as Gorky's delightful grandmother and from the knowledge that Gorky's exposure let the light into these dark places to everyone's  Read more...
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Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936.
Childhood.
London, Oxford University Press [©1961]
(OCoLC)571122713
Online version:
Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936.
Childhood.
London, Oxford University Press [©1961]
(OCoLC)607912249
Named Person: Maksim Gorky; Maksim Gorky; Maksim Gorky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maksim Gorky
OCLC Number: 635927
Notes: Translation of Detstvo.
Description: xii, 330 pages 16 cm.
Series Title: World's classics, 581.
Other Titles: Detstvo.
Responsibility: [by] Maxim Gorky. Translated by Margaret Wettlin; translation revised by Jessie Coulson. With an introduction by C.P. Snow.

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Childhood is one of the most vivid and candid accounts of a child's life ever written. Althought Gorky's description of the cruelties and barbarities in his grandfather's household cannot fail to disturb the modern reader, he can take heart from what he hears of such worthwhile characters as Gorky's delightful grandmother and from the knowledge that Gorky's exposure let the light into these dark places to everyone's advantage.

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