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The wayward comrade and the commissars.

Author: Олеша, Юрий Карлович, 1899-1960. ; I︠U︡riĭ Karlovich Olesha; Andrew R MacAndrew
Publisher: [New York] : New American Library, [1960]
Series: Signet book, S1799.
Edition/Format:   Book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a devastating short novel and three incisive stories, an outstanding Russian novelist pokes fun at the foibles of a sausage-making bureaucrat and a wayward young pseudo-intellectual to provide a fascinating insight into the mind and heart of the twentieth-century Russian.

"Olesha's style is masterful, his psychological analysis is infinitely subtle, his portrayal of negative characters is truly striking ..."

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Genre/Form: Translations
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Olesha, I︠U︡riĭ Karlovich, 1899-1960.
Wayward comrade and the commissars.
[New York] : New American Library, [1960]
(OCoLC)655212287
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Олеша, Юрий Карлович, 1899-1960. ; I︠U︡riĭ Karlovich Olesha; Andrew R MacAndrew
OCLC Number: 4428408
Language Note: In English, translated from Russian.
Notes: "A Signet book."
Description: 143 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Envy.--Love.--Lyompa.--Aldebaran.
Series Title: Signet book, S1799.
Responsibility: Yurii Olesha ; translated from the Russian by Andrew R. MacAndrew.

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In a devastating short novel and three incisive stories, an outstanding Russian novelist pokes fun at the foibles of a sausage-making bureaucrat and a wayward young pseudo-intellectual to provide a fascinating insight into the mind and heart of the twentieth-century Russian.

"Olesha's style is masterful, his psychological analysis is infinitely subtle, his portrayal of negative characters is truly striking ..."

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