EBOOK or EPUB Ленинград
Игорь Вишневецкий ↠ 7 ReadShort novel set in the horrors of the siege
of Leningrad with a group of Russian intellectuals struggling to survive whilst also keeping their tiresome love affairs goingLeningrad with a group of Russian intellectuals struggling to survive whilst also keeping their tiresome love affairs going may be the fault of the translator but I couldn t find their lives as interesting as the background detail coldly conveyed in monthly statistics about population and food ationing Beautiful impressionistic novel of the Leningrad siege told through a number of perspectives in both verse and prose diaries 3rd person narrative letters as deeply into Russia as I am now. Closing the gap between the contemporary Russian novel and the masterpieces of the early Soviet avant. ,
I felt this was compelling and incredibly well done absorbing though
Slighter Than Than Ithan than hoped The varieties of form suggested it would be a difficult ead but it was uite straightforward Anyone who liked The Madonnas of Leningrad will love this a Russian artist s take on living
*inside that city *that city its horrendous siege I just wished it was longer I did find myself hearing Shostakovich s Symphony No 7 Leningrad in my head as I ead it The amount of focus on the eligious seemed an interesting and contemporary choiceThe WWII backd. Garde this masterful mixture of prose and poetry excerpts from private letters and diaries and uotes Rop and the Shostokovich theme that continuously insinuated itself in my head kept ecalling a
Much Heftier Book Whichheftier prosier book which William Vollman s National Book Award winner Europe Central especially the love story between Elena and Shostokovich also the small but intensely satisfying novel Liuidation by the Hungarian Nobelist Imre Kertesz not to mention the brilliant avant garde memoir of the Russian Formalist Viktor Shklovsky A Sentimental Journey Hear they e making a movie of it that Vishnevetsky a poet has written and directed. Rom newspapers and NKVD documents is a uniue amalgam of documentary philosophical novel and black humo.