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Petersburg : a novel in eight chapters

Author: Andrey Bely; David McDuff; Adam Thirlwell
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2011.
Series: Penguin classics.
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One of the most celebrated literary pieces of the twentieth century, Petersburg tells the story of young university student Nikolai, who gets involved in a revolutionary terrorist organization. They plan to assassinate a high government official with a time bomb. But the official is Apollon, Nikolai's own father...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrey Bely; David McDuff; Adam Thirlwell
ISBN: 9780141191744 0141191740
OCLC Number: 772102209
Notes: "With a prologue and an epilogue"--T.p.
"First published in Russian 1916"--T.p. verso.
Description: xxiv, [600] p.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Petersburg
Responsibility: Andrei Bely ; translated by David McDuff and with an introduction by Adam Thirlwell.

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St Petersburg, 1905. An impressionable young university student, Nikolai, becomes involved with a revolutionary terror organization, which plans to assassinate a high government official with a time  Read more...

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The most important, most influential and most perfectly realized Russian novel written in the twientieth century. The New York Times Book Review The one novel that sums up the whole of Russia. Read more...

 
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