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Time, Forward! (1932) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

A classic of Soviet realism, Time, Forward! captures the enthusiasm and optimism of the first Five-Year Plan in its portrayal of the construction of Magnitogorsk, an enormous metallurgical plant considered one of the finest industrial achievements of the period. It embodies the beliefs of the era—that the collective (here a multinational brigade) through its determination and the application of technology can accomplish the impossible, conquer nature, even overcome time. Utilizing cinematic technique to tell his story, Kataev focuses on a twenty-four hour period when of the Magnitogorsk shock-brigades breaks a world record for pouring cement. The result is a remarkably affecting portrait of the idealism and sacrifice powering the early Soviet era.

Original title: Валентин Катаев [Vremya, vperyod!]
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

Edition #1: Time, Forward!

Time, Forward! (1961)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Charles Malamuth
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Time, Forward! (1995)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Evanston, IL
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810112477
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 345

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