Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman
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Life and Fate
By Vasily Grossman

Life and Fate

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Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman

Book Description

Life and Fate is an epic tale of a country told through the fate of a single family, the Shaposhnikovs. As the battle of Stalingrad looms, Grossman's characters must work out their destiniesin a world torn by ideological tyranny and war. Completed in 1960 and then confiscated by the KGB, this sweeping panorama of Soviet Society remained unpublished until it was smuggled into the West in 1980, where it was hailed as a masterpiece.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099506164
ISBN-10: 0099506165
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 47mm)
Pages: 912
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Vasily Grossman

Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman Life and Fate, Paperback (January 2017)

Offering a broad portrait of an age and a searing vision of Stalinist Russia, this book is also the story of a family, the Shaposhnikovs, whose lives in the army, the gulag, a physics institute, a power station and a concentration camp are stunningly evoked, from their darkest to their most poetic moments.

Armenian Sketchbook by Vasily Grossman Armenian Sketchbook, Paperback (July 2014)

Vasily Grossman, author of Life and Fate, reflects on a season spent in Armenia.

Road by Vasily Grossman Road, Paperback (September 2011)

The collected shorter works by the author of Life and Fate and Everything Flows, published in English for the first time.

Everything Flows by Vasily Grossman Everything Flows, Paperback (May 2011)

Ivan Grigoryevich has been in the Gulag for thirty years. Released after Stalin's death, he finds that the years of terror have imposed a collective moral slavery. He must struggle to find a place for himself in an unfamiliar world.

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Author Biography - Vasily Grossman

Vasily Grossman was born in 1905. In 1941, he became a war reporter for the Red Army newspaper Red Star and came to be regarded as a legendary war hero. Life and Fate, his masterpiece, was considered a threat to the totalitarian regime, and Grossman was told that there was no chance of the novel being published for another 200 years. Grossman died in 1964.

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