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Author: Олеша, Юрий Карлович, 1899-1960. ; I︠U︡riĭ Karlovich Olesha; Marian Schwartz
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2004.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Yuri Olesha's novella Envy brings together cutting social satire, slapstick humor, and a wild visionary streak. Andrei is a model Soviet citizen, a swaggeringly self-satisfied mogul of the food industry who intends to revolutionize modern life with mass-produced sausage. Nikolai takes what he can, but that doesn't mean he's grateful. Griping, sulking, grovellingly abject, he despises everything Andrei believes in,
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Олеша, Юрий Карлович, 1899-1960. ; I︠U︡riĭ Karlovich Olesha; Marian Schwartz
ISBN: 1590170865 9781590170861
OCLC Number: 54460869
Description: xiv, 152 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Zavistʹ.
Responsibility: Yuri Olesha ; translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz ; introduction by Ken Kalfus ; illustrations by Natan Altman.
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Envy is an anarchic comedy of co-dependency and complete misunderstanding.  Read more...

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"In his best novel, all wry humor and narrowed eyes, Olesha presents two sides of the same coin: a self-satisfied sausage king and a drunken failure the former picks up in the street. Poetic and Read more...

 
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