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Author Popov, Evgeniĭ.

Title Merry-making in old Russia and other stories / Evgeny Popov ; translated from the Russian by Robert Porter.

Imprint Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC POPOV,E    Available
Edition Northwestern University Press ed.
Description viii, 218 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Writings from an unbound Europe
Note Most of these stories were first published as Zhdu li︠u︡bvi ne verolomnoĭ by Sovetskiĭ pisatelʹ in 1989.
"English translation first published in 1996 by The Harvill Press"--T.p. verso.
Contents Five tales about vodka -- Merry-making in old Russia -- The electronic accordion -- Sleighs and horses -- Teddy boy Zhukov -- Robber -- Mountains -- The singing of the brass -- Cat Catovich -- Why you're always broke -- The circumstances surrounding the death of Andrei Stepanovich -- The portrait of F.L. Jailbreaker, Esq. -- The train from Kazan -- Quiet Evlampiev and Homo Futurum -- The material of the future -- Strange coincidences -- Miracles in a jacket -- The mistakes of youth -- No cinema -- The higher wisdom -- Pork kebabs -- Emanation -- Ruin -- Laughing and smiling -- The drummer and the drummer's wife -- I await a love that's true -- The reservoir -- The spiritual effusions and unexpected death of Fetisov.
Added Author Porter, Robert.
Added Title Zhdu li︠u︡bvi ne verolomnoĭ. Selections. English.
ISBN 0810113260 (cloth : alk. paper)
0810113279 (paper : alk. paper)

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