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Happiness is possible : a novel of our time

Author: Oleg Zaĭonchkovskiĭ
Publisher: High Wycombe, Bucks : & other stories, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Happiness is Possible tells the story of a writer late delivering his novel, unable to write anything uplifting since his wife walked out. All he can produce is notes about the happiness of others. But something draws him into the Moscow lives around him, bringing together lonely neighbours, restoring lost love, and helping out with building renovations. And happiness seems determined to catch up with him as well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oleg Zaĭonchkovskiĭ
ISBN: 9781908276094 1908276096
OCLC Number: 781500722
Language Note: Text in English; translated from Russian.
Awards: Short-listed for Russian Booker Prize 2010
Description: xi, 303 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Schastʹe vozmozhno.
Responsibility: Oleg Zaionchkovsky ; translated by Andrew Bromfield.

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'Oleg Zaionchkovsky paints a picture of his adopted city Moscow at times reminiscent of that created in The Master and Margarita.' Anna Aslanyan, Independent -------- 'A sincere homage to the mundane Read more...

 
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