Short Stories In Russian (eBook)
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A dual-language edition of Russian storiesmany appearing in English for the first time This new volume of ten short stories offers studentsat all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literaturewithout constantly having to refer to a dictionary. The storiesmany of which appear here in English for the first timeare bywell-established writers like Vladimir Sorokin, Ludmila Ulitskaya, Sergey Lukyanenko,andLudmilla Petrushevskaya as well as emerging voices like Alexander Ilichevsky,Evgeny Grishkovets,and Yulya Kisina. Drawn from the last two decades of theSoviet Union and the two decades following its collapse, they chart a period ofdramatic social change, often using metaphors of the body, and represent a rangeof literary styles that highlight the dynamism of contemporary Russian fiction. Complete with notes, the stories make excellent reading in either language.Note: For each short story in this eBook edition, the full English translation is followed by its original Russian text.