✓ Before and During || ñ PDF Read by ↠ Владимир Шаров Vladimir Sharov Oliver Ready

By Владимир Шаров Vladimir Sharov Oliver Ready | Comments: ( 183 ) | Date: ( Jan 28, 2020 )

Set in a psychiatric clinic in Moscow in the long decades of late Soviet stagnation, Before and During sweeps the reader away from its dismal surroundings on a series of fantastical excursions into the Russian past.We meet Leo Tolstoy s twin brother, eaten by the great writer in his mother s womb, only to be born as Tolstoy s son the philosopher hermit Nikolai Fyodorov,Set in a psychiatric clinic in Moscow in the long decades of late Soviet stagnation, Before and During sweeps the reader away from its dismal surroundings on a series of fantastical excursions into the Russian past.We meet Leo Tolstoy s twin brother, eaten by the great writer in his mother s womb, only to be born as Tolstoy s son the philosopher hermit Nikolai Fyodorov, who believed that the common task of humanity was the physical resurrection of their ancestors a self replicating Madame de Sta l who, during her second life, is carried through plague ridden Russia in a glass palanquin and becomes Fyodorov s lover and the composer Alexander Scriabin, who preaches to Lenin on the shores of Lake Geneva.Out of these intoxicating, darkly comic fantasies all described in a serious, steady voice Sharov seeks to retrieve the hidden connections and hidden strivings of the Russian past, its wild, lustful quest for justice, salvation and God.


  • Title: Before and During
  • Author: Владимир Шаров Vladimir Sharov Oliver Ready
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 160
  • Format: Paperback

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Владимир Шаров Vladimir Sharov Oliver Ready

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Comments Before and During

  • Nathan "N.R." Gaddis

    Two more Anna Karenina translations.Another trans for Crime and Punishment.How many War & Peace's are there in Engels?And don't even get me started on that boring trans Q re: The Master and the Marguerita.Here's a new trans of a never-transd-into-English kind of novel from a never-before-transd-into-English(isthattrue?) kind of an author And it's up for a Trans=Prize. [again, thanks to the literary saloon ;;complete-review/saloon


  • Paul Fulcher

    "God judges us not only for our actions, but also for our intentions. I write the entirely real history of thoughts, intentions and beliefs. This is the country that existed. This is our own madness, our own absurd."(Vladimir Sharov, interview with Moskovskie novosti, as quoted in the introduction)"Good metaphors are not merely games with words, they are true, they contain the real semblance of things, the unity of the universe created by the One God."Before and During could be described as an a [...]


  • !Tæmbuŝu

    KOBOBOOKSReviewed by The Independent (27 Feb 2014), The Complete Review


  • Alex

    Историческая фантасмагория, усложняющаяся с каждой страницей: Толстой, Сталин, евреи, Скрябин, Господь Бог, клоны и русская революция. Казалось бы, такой текст должен бесконечно обрастать новыми смыслами, подобно текстам Пинчона, но дидактичный роман Шарова вязнет в мамле [...]


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