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Mud and stars : travels in Russia with Pushkin and other geniuses of the Golden Age

Author: Sara Wheeler
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is a literal Russian landscape, and there is its emotional, literary counterpart. In Mud and Stars, award-winning writer Sara Wheeler sets out to explore both. With the writers of the Golden Age as her guides - Pushkin, Tolstoy, Gogol and Turgenev, among others - Wheeler travels across eight time zones, from rinsed north-western beetroot fields and far-eastern Arctic tundra to the cauldron of ethnic soup that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
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Named Person: Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Wheeler
ISBN: 9780224098021 0224098020 9780224098014 0224098012 1448162289 9781448162284
OCLC Number: 1117509625
Description: xv, 287 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The people stay silent --
A heart's journey --
The heart within the tomb --
I am yours in heart --
We all come out from under Gogol's overcoat --
We shall rest --
The lady Macbeth of Mtsensk --
The poetry of procrastination --
Deep-sea fish --
Envoi.
Responsibility: Sara Wheeler.

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