Happy Moscow

Description

TRANSLATED AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT CHANDLER Moscow in the 1930s is a symbol of Soviet paradise; a fairy-tale capital where, in Stalin's words, 'life has become better, life has become merrier". Beautiful, passionate, Moscow Chestnova bears her captial's name, and seeks the happiness it promises. She flits from man to man, fascinated by the brave new world supposedly taking shape around her, on a quest for the better life. This anarchic satire is accompanied by related works - short stories, an essay and a screenplay - and through Robert Chandler's acclaimed new translations Platonov's extraordinary prose and original vision can at last be experienced in full.

Details

Author(s)
Andrey Platonov
Format
Paperback | 288 pages
Dimensions
129 x 198 x 18mm | 202g
Publication date
01 Aug 2013
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Imprint
Vintage Classics
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
0099577259
ISBN13
9780099577256
Bestsellers rank
342,834

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