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Generations of winter

by VasiliД­ Pavlovich Aksenov

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Belletristische Darstellung,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    The story of a Moscow family during the terrible thirties. They are a surgeon, his wife and their three children: a bohemian daughter who is a poet, a son in the Red Army and a second son who is a Marxist. The novel traces their fortunes during the years of Stalin"s rise to power. By the author of The Burn.

    Edition Notes

    StatementVassily Aksyonov ; translated from the Russian by John Glad and Christopher Morris
    ContributionsAksenov, Vasiliĭ, 1932-2009
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3478.K7 M6713 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 592 p. ;
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24737269M
    ISBN 10039456961X
    ISBN 109780394569611
    LC Control Number93030655
    OCLC/WorldCa28633860

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Written in the great tradition of epic Russian fiction, Generations of Winter is a magnificent saga that captures one of the most fascinating chapters in modern history - the Soviet Union in the years to Breathtaking in its scope, masterful in its command of historical events and its understanding of timeless human truths, the novel has been likened to a twentieth-century War and 4/5(3).

Mar 01,  · Generations of Winter is a historical novel at heart. It's pages are populated by real historical figures, most notably Stalin, who mingle with the fictional Gradovs.

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Goodreads members who liked Generations of Winter also liked: Journe. Mar 28,  · Aksyonov's novel, Generations in Winter, is one of the most emotionally gripping and powerful novels I have read. The book delicately blends the macro view of Soviet history and a micro view of one extended family's struggle through that history.5/5.

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Aksyonov himself was stripped of his Soviet citizenship in after he left for the US. He regained it in the Gorbachev era.

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A professor of children’s literature examines why the book has connected with so many Author: Michelle H. Martin. Download 7-page book report on "Generations of Winter," by Vassily" ☘ against the brutality of Stalin and Trotskyism. These scenes all serve to show the brutality of the Stalin regime, and how it.

From the acclaimed Russian ÉmigrÉ author (The Burn,etc.) comes a pleasant surprise: a huge, sprawling, and highly entertaining historical novel of the Stalinist era. Set between andthe story focuses on the Gradovs, a privileged Moscow family whose patriarch, Boris, rises from prominent physician to the rank of general and deputy in the Supreme Soviet.

Jan 30,  · Generations of Winter is a historical novel at heart. It’s pages are populated by real historical figures, most notably Stalin, who mingle with the fictional Gradovs.

Though the book’s subject matter is difficult, the Gradov’s shine, and the narrative is breathtaking in its scope. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Generations of winter Your Last Name History and Political Science Instructor Name 22/10/ Generations of winter The book, “Generations of Winter” is basically a novel in Russian by Vassily Aksyonov, a Russian writer.

The novel portrays a gruesome picture of tormenting relationship between fact and fiction.Get this from a library! Generations of winter. [Vasiliĭ Aksenov; John Glad; Christopher Morris, (Translator from Russian)] -- The story of a Moscow family during the terrible thirties.

They are a surgeon, his wife and their three children: a bohemian daughter who is a poet, a .Mar 21,  · Written in the great tradition of epic Russian fiction, Generations of Winter is a magnificent saga that captures one of the most fascinating chapters in modern history - /5().