Petersburg / Edition 1

Petersburg / Edition 1

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by Andrei Bely
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253202191

ISBN-13: 9780253202192

Pub. Date: 01/01/1979

Publisher: Indiana University Press

After enlisting in a revolutionary terrorist organization, the university student Nikolai Apollonovich Ableukhov is entrusted with a highly dangerous mission: to plant a bomb and assassinate a major government figure. But the real central character of the novel is the city of Petersburg at the beginning of the twentieth century, caught in the grip of political

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After enlisting in a revolutionary terrorist organization, the university student Nikolai Apollonovich Ableukhov is entrusted with a highly dangerous mission: to plant a bomb and assassinate a major government figure. But the real central character of the novel is the city of Petersburg at the beginning of the twentieth century, caught in the grip of political agitation and social unrest. Intertwining the worlds of history and myth, and parading a cast of unforgettable characters, Petersburg is a story of apocalypse and redemption played out through family dysfunction, conspiracy and murder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253202192
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
217,624
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.98(d)

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