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Author: Толстая, Татьяна, 1951 May 3- ; Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡; Jamey Gambrell
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the ruins of Moscow two centuries after the apocalypse, inhabitants dwell in primitive, frequently brutal conditions in which mice are a source of food, clothing, and commerce and books are banned by the ruling tyrant.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Толстая, Татьяна, 1951 May 3- ; Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡; Jamey Gambrell
ISBN: 0618124977 9780618124978
OCLC Number: 50166741
Description: 278 p. ; 32 cm.
Other Titles: Kysʹ.
Responsibility: Tatyana Tolstaya ; translated by Jamey Gambrell.
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In the ruins of Moscow two centuries after the apocalypse, inhabitants dwell in primitive, frequently brutal conditions in which mice are a source of food, clothing, and commerce and books are banned by the ruling tyrant.

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by leemegan (WorldCat user published 2013-12-04) Very Good Permalink

I loved this book. Finally a translation that does not ruin a novel. There is a lyrical madness to the language in this book. Confusing and hilarious and frightening. The changes in narration are brilliantly done - implying that the reader is and is not the protagonist, that the narrator is and...
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