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A hero of our time

Author: Mikhail I Urevich Lermontov; Natasha Randall
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A masterpiece of Russian prose, Lermontov's only novel was influential for many later nineteenth-century authors, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Chekhov. It features Pechorin who is a dangerous man, Byronic in his wasted gifts and his cynicism, and desperate for any kind of action that will stave off boredom.
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Genre/Form: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mikhail I Urevich Lermontov; Natasha Randall
ISBN: 9780143105633 0143105639
OCLC Number: 851809340
Language Note: English.
Notes: Epublication based on: 9781101057216.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Mikhail Lermontov ; Translated by Natasha Randall.

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A masterpiece of Russian prose, Lermontov's only novel was influential for many later nineteenth-century authors, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Chekhov. It features Pechorin who is a dangerous  Read more...

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"Natasha Randall's English, in her new translation, has exactly the right degree of loose velocity. . . . (Nabokov's version, the best-known older translation, is a bit more demure than Randall's, Read more...

 
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