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Life with an idiot

Author: V V Erofeev; Andrew Reynolds
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Victor Erofeyev, a giant of contemporary Russian literature, has been hailed as the heir to the long lost Russian avant-garde. Here, for the first time in English, is a collection of short stories written between 1978 and 1990, some of which - in particular "The Parakeet" and the title story - have already achieved classic status in Russia. Written during the death throes of the Soviet Union, though still relevant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Erofeev, V.V. (Viktor V.).
Life with an idiot.
New York : Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)655849631
Named Person: V V Erofeev; V V Erofeev
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V V Erofeev; Andrew Reynolds
ISBN: 014023621X 9780140236217
OCLC Number: 55665285
Notes: Short stories.
Description: xxvi, 242 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Life with an idiot --
A white neutered tomcat with the eyes of a beautiful woman --
Shit-sucker --
How we murdered the Frenchman --
The maiden and death --
Anna's body, or, The end of the Russian avant-garde --
The parakeet --
Persian lilac --
Berdyaev --
The end of everything --
Boldino autumn --
Letter to mother --
Three meetings --
Cotton wool --
Sweet Fanny Adams --
Mother --
The girlfriends --
Pocket apocalypse.
Other Titles: Zhiznʹ s idiotom.
Responsibility: Victor Erofeyev ; translated by Andrew Reynolds.
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Written by one of the controversial figures in contemporary Russian literature, this collection of stories is subversive: unflinching in its mockery of death, life, love and sex, it explores each  Read more...

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[Erofeyev is a] master game player [in an] orgy of wordplay. (Elizabeth Rich)

 
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