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Author Pelevin, Viktor

Title A werewolf problem in Central Russia and other stories / Victor Pelevin ; translated by Andrew Bromfield.

Imprint New York : New Directions, 1998.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    PELEVIN,VIK    Available
Description 213 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents Vera Pavlovna's ninth dream -- The ontology of childhood -- Sleep -- Tai Shou Chuan USSR (A Chinese folk tale) -- The Tarzan swing -- A werewolf problem in Central Russia -- Bulldozer driver's day -- Prince of Gosplan.
Summary Satirical stories by a Russian writer. The story, Vera Pavlovna's Ninth Dream, is on the transition from communism to capitalism as experienced by the cleaner of a public toilet, Bulldozer Driver's Day is on a hydrogen bomb assembly line, while The Ontology of Childhood compares childhood to prison. By the author of The Blue Lantern.
Subject Pelevin, Viktor -- Translations into English
Genre/Form Satire
Black humor (Literature)
Added Author Bromfield, Andrew
Added Title Short stories. Selections. English .
ISBN 0811213943 (alk. paper) : $23.95
0811215431 (pbk.) : $12.95

 
    
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