Voroshilovgrad Serhiy Zhadan

Voroshilovgrad

Author: Serhiy Zhadan
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Book Title
Voroshilovgrad
Author
Serhiy Zhadan
ISBN
9781941920305
Trainspotting set against a grim post-Soviet backdrop. -- NewsweekWorld Literature Today's Recommended Summer Reads 2016A city-dwelling executive heads home to take over his brother's gas station after his mysterious disappearance, but all he finds at home are mysteries and ghosts. The bleak industrial landscape of now-war-torn eastern Ukraine sets the stage for Voroshilovgrad, the Soviet era name of the Ukranian city of Luhansk, mixing magical realism and exhilarating road novel in poetic, powerful, and expressive prose.Serhiy Zhadan, one of the key figureheads in contemporary Ukrainian literature and the most famous poet in the country, has become the voice of Ukraine's Euro-Maidan movement. He lives in Kharkiv, Ukraine.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Serhiy ZhadanPublisher: Deep Vellum PublishingPublished: 05/24/2016ISBN: 9781941920305Pages: 456Weight: 1.00lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.30w x 0.90dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/11/2016

Trainspotting set against a grim post-Soviet backdrop. -- Newsweek

World Literature Today's Recommended Summer Reads 2016

A city-dwelling executive heads home to take over his brother's gas station after his mysterious disappearance, but all he finds at home are mysteries and ghosts. The bleak industrial landscape of now-war-torn eastern Ukraine sets the stage for Voroshilovgrad, the Soviet era name of the Ukranian city of Luhansk, mixing magical realism and exhilarating road novel in poetic, powerful, and expressive prose.

Serhiy Zhadan, one of the key figureheads in contemporary Ukrainian literature and the most famous poet in the country, has become the voice of Ukraine's Euro-Maidan movement. He lives in Kharkiv, Ukraine.


Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Serhiy Zhadan
Publisher: Deep Vellum Publishing
Published: 05/24/2016
ISBN: 9781941920305
Pages: 456
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.30w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/11/2016

Trainspotting set against a grim post-Soviet backdrop. -- Newsweek

World Literature Today's Recommended Summer Reads 2016

A city-dwelling executive heads home to take over his brother's gas station after his mysterious disappearance, but all he finds at home are mysteries and ghosts. The bleak industrial landscape of now-war-torn eastern Ukraine sets the stage for Voroshilovgrad, the Soviet era name of the Ukranian city of Luhansk, mixing magical realism and exhilarating road novel in poetic, powerful, and expressive prose.

Serhiy Zhadan, one of the key figureheads in contemporary Ukrainian literature and the most famous poet in the country, has become the voice of Ukraine's Euro-Maidan movement. He lives in Kharkiv, Ukraine.


Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Serhiy Zhadan
Publisher: Deep Vellum Publishing
Published: 05/24/2016
ISBN: 9781941920305
Pages: 456
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.30w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/11/2016