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Maxim Gorky
Birth date: March 28, 1868
Died: June 18, 1936
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philoSophie
philoSophie rated it 3 years ago
A play that centers around the children of the sun, the privileged human beings that stubbornly refuse to see past their selfishness at what is happening around them, drowned in the safety of their bourgeois class. By not dealing with anything of altruistic character but their personal needs and fee...
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it 4 years ago
Obviously didactic, considering the who, where and when of its writing, so I can't fault it for the politics, even if the revolution went so horrifically pear-shaped in the end.A public domain version on my nook (fie on Kindle) has been my reading on the exercise bike for a protracted time now and I...
AmySea
AmySea rated it 5 years ago
As is common in a lot of Russian literature, there is not a whole lot of light or happiness in Life of a Useless Man. There is a lot of despair, suffering, personal and social upheaval and catastrophe, and tragic, violent death. It's a lovely example of tragic Russian literature, and what can I sa...
Maven Books
Maven Books rated it 5 years ago
I didn't really like the overly simplistic style. It felt like a Dick and Jane book about socialism.
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it 5 years ago
Gorky? Amazon? Methinks not. http://alittleteaalittlechat.wordpress.com/2013/05/20/children-of-the-sun-maxim-gorky/
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