Life and Fate
Publish date: October 5th 2006
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 912
Edition language: English
IntroductionHistorical BackgroundThe Text and the TranslationA Few Books About Stalinist Russia and Vasily Grossman--Life and FateList of Chief Characters
bookshelves: radio-4, autumn-2011, published-1980, wwii, war, slavic, epic-proportions, philosophy, nazi-related, holocaust-genocide, classic, teh-brillianz, translation Recommended for: Brazilliant Laura et al Read from September 12 to 25, 2011 * Classic Serial in two parts starting 18th Septemb...
Many people have compared this book to War and Peace. Clearly, there are similarities (although set in different wars and in very different Russias). However, this book also reminded me of Heller’s Catch-22. There were comic moments (Yevgenia’s struggle with the bureaucracy in Kuibyshev over a r...
This book was deemed dangerous? Shit yeah, son! I'm gonna read this so hard...
*Note: This was originally written in 2011. As such, the references to how many books I've read are only for that year. And with this book, I hit my goal for the year of reading 150 books. And what a book to go out on! I've only given five or six other five star ratings this year, and Life and Fate ...
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