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Old Man, the (1978) [Novel]
by Yuri Trifonov Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

The Old Man veers between a contemporary effort to buy a dacha and the memories of an incident in the Civil War. A questionable action in the past haunts the present and throws into relief the materialism that has come to replace revolutionary idealism; suggesting this idealism may have been tainted in the first place. While the setting and situation are very Soviet, the quandary Trifonov describes has universal significance.

Original title: Старик [Starik]
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Old Man

The Old Man (1984)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Jacqueline Edwards Mitchell Schneider
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The Old Man (December 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Evanston, IL
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810115719
Pages: 267

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The Old Man (1984)

Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 0671252836

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