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philoSophie
philoSophie rated it 3 years ago
Στον αντίποδα του [a:Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn|10420|Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn|https://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1204127475p2/10420.jpg] ο οποίος έγραψε για συλλήψεις, ανακρίσεις, πολιτικές φυλακές και στρατόπεδα και του [a:Andrei Platonov|6454067|Andrei Platonov|https://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1431100723p2...
moving under skies
moving under skies rated it 5 years ago
I'd love to do theory on these stories. I really loved this book despite my prejudice against the short story. Petrushevskaya is as bleak and troubling as the title of this collection suggests, but since her work is so firmly rooted in soviet history and culture she never seemed gratuitously grim. I...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 5 years ago
I have to admit that I enjoyed the previous collection far more than this one. There is less magic realism in these stories, and a sense of wonder or charm seems to be missing. There are some very good ones such as “Milogram,” “Like Penelope,” “The Goddess Parka,” and “Father and Mother”. The last i...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 6 years ago
The story referred to in the title is the one called "Revenge". It's aptly titled because it is about relationships.I love this book.I've only read one short story by Petrushevskaya in another collection. I picked this up over the weekend at a bookstore. I had heard good things about it.It's nice...
Skinny Dipping Into Books
Skinny Dipping Into Books rated it 6 years ago
totally and absolutely unedited. Lost five times.. saving as safety. These stories are divided into two sections; the more overtly scary ones and the more surreal type shorts. A loose common thread among the entire collection was a dark eeriness. However I needed more. I needed them to coal...
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