skip to content
White walls : collected stories Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

White walls : collected stories

Author: Толстая, Татьяна, 1951 May 3- ; Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡; Jamey Gambrell; Antonina W Bouis
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2007.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Angels, imaginary friends, near-saints, shades and ber-ogres fall to Earth among ordinary Russians and routinely succeed in whetting the imagination in this sparkling collection from Tolstoy's great-grandniece, a longtime New Yorker fiction contributor. In "The Circle," Vassily Mikailovich (Tolstaya wryly leaves him without a surname) turns 60 and finds little behind or ahead of him, despite meeting the ghost of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Translations
Short stories
Translations into English
Named Person: Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡; Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡; Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Толстая, Татьяна, 1951 May 3- ; Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡; Jamey Gambrell; Antonina W Bouis
ISBN: 9781590171974 1590171977
OCLC Number: 82473736
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: 404 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Loves me, loves me not --
Okkervil river --
Sweet shura --
On the golden porch --
Hunting the wooly mammoth --
Circle --
Clean sheet --
Fire and dust --
Date with a bird --
Sweet dreams, son --
Sonya --
Fakir --
Peters --
Sleepwalker in a fog --
Serafim --
Moon came out --
Night --
Heavenly flame --
Most beloved --
Poet and the muse --
Limpopo --
White walls --
Yorick.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Tatyana Tolstaya ; translated by Antonina W. Bouis, Jamey Gambrell.
More information:

Abstract:

Angels, imaginary friends, near-saints, shades and ber-ogres fall to Earth among ordinary Russians and routinely succeed in whetting the imagination in this sparkling collection from Tolstoy's great-grandniece, a longtime New Yorker fiction contributor. In "The Circle," Vassily Mikailovich (Tolstaya wryly leaves him without a surname) turns 60 and finds little behind or ahead of him, despite meeting the ghost of former lover Isolde.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (4)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/82473736> # White walls : collected stories
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/82473736#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Short stories.
   library:oclcnum "82473736" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/101873704> ; # Татьяна Толстая
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/891.7344/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3922819831#Person/tolstaia_tatiana_1951_may_3> ; # Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/71468104> ; # Antonina W. Bouis
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/24882990> ; # Jamey Gambrell
   schema:copyrightYear "2007" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/101873704> ; # Татьяна Толстая
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "Angels, imaginary friends, near-saints, shades and ber-ogres fall to Earth among ordinary Russians and routinely succeed in whetting the imagination in this sparkling collection from Tolstoy's great-grandniece, a longtime New Yorker fiction contributor. In "The Circle," Vassily Mikailovich (Tolstaya wryly leaves him without a surname) turns 60 and finds little behind or ahead of him, despite meeting the ghost of former lover Isolde."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3922819831> ; # Short stories.
   schema:genre "Short stories"@en ;
   schema:genre "Translations"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3922819831#Series/new_york_review_books_classics> ; # New York Review Books classics.
   schema:name "White walls : collected stories"@en ;
   schema:productID "82473736" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/82473736#PublicationEvent/new_york_new_york_review_books_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3922819831#Agent/new_york_review_books> ; # New York Review Books
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0710/2007005450.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590171974> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA719055> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/82473736> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3922819831#Agent/new_york_review_books> # New York Review Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "New York Review Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3922819831#Person/tolstaia_tatiana_1951_may_3> # Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1951 May 3" ;
   schema:familyName "Tolstai︠a︡" ;
   schema:givenName "Tatʹi︠a︡na" ;
   schema:name "Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3922819831#Series/new_york_review_books_classics> # New York Review Books classics.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/82473736> ; # White walls : collected stories
   schema:name "New York Review Books classics." ;
   schema:name "New York Review Books classics" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/101873704> # Татьяна Толстая
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1951 May 3" ;
   schema:familyName "Tolstai︠a︡" ;
   schema:givenName "Tatʹi︠a︡na" ;
   schema:name "Татьяна Толстая"@en ;
   schema:name "Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24882990> # Jamey Gambrell
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Gambrell" ;
   schema:givenName "Jamey" ;
   schema:name "Jamey Gambrell" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71468104> # Antonina W. Bouis
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Bouis" ;
   schema:givenName "Antonina W." ;
   schema:name "Antonina W. Bouis" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3922819831> # Short stories.
   schema:name "Short stories." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590171974>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1590171977" ;
   schema:isbn "9781590171974" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.