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Petersburg : a novel in eight chapters with a prologue and an epilogue

Author: Andrey Bely; David McDuff
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Taking place over a short, turbulent period in 1905, Petersburg is a colourful evocation of Russia's capital - a kaleidoscope of images and impressions, an eastern window on the west, a symbol of the ambiguities and paradoxes of the Russian character. History, culture and politics are blended and juxtaposed; weather reports, current news, fashions and psychology jostle together with people from Petersburg society  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrey Bely; David McDuff
ISBN: 0140186964 9780140186963
OCLC Number: 34919943
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: xx, 597 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Other Titles: Peterburg.
Responsibility: Andrei Bely ; translated by David McDuff.
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