A werewolf problem in central Russia

and other stories by Viktor Olegovich Pelevin

Publisher: Harbord in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 191 Downloads: 502
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  • Russian literature -- Translations into English -- 20th century.,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991- -- Fiction.
  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the Russian.

    Statementby Victor Pelevin ; translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield.
    ContributionsBromfield, Andrew.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18643247M
    ISBN 101899414355

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His books include A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia, Omon Ra, The Blue Lantern, The Yellow Arrow, and The Hall of the Singing Caryatids. A werewolf problem in central Russia book Born in Yorkshire, England, Andrew Bromfield is a translator of Russian literature and an editor and co-founder of the literary journal Glas/5(11).

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A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia, the second of Pelevin's Russian Booker Prize-winning short story collections, continues his Sputnik-like rise. The writers to whom he is frequently compared -- Kafka 4/5(3).

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Even though people see themselves as humans, they are more animalistic than the animal kingdom. Nonetheless, some of his works won awards, including Siny fonar (; The Blue Lantern and Other Stories) and Problema vervolka v sredney polose (; A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia and Other Stories, also published as The Sacred Book of the Werewolf), both of which won a Russian Booker Prize.

Other articles where A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia and Other Stories is discussed: Viktor Pelevin: vervolka v sredney polose (; A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia and Other Stories, also published as The Sacred Book of the Werewolf), both of which won a Russian Booker Prize. Not only were his works wildly popular with young Russian readers, but they also were highly regarded in.-- A Lycanthropy Reader: Werewolves in Western Culture A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia and Other Stories Animal Magick: The Art of Recognizing & Working With Familiars Animal-Speak: The Spiritual and Magical Powers of Creatures Great and Small Deerdancer: The Shapeshifter Archetype in Story and in Trance.BONUS BOOK: "The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories: 75th-Anniversary Edition " (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Angela Carter.

This book is a bonus book because, although important, it only contains three stories of werewolves which are all based upon variations of the 'Little Red Riding Hood' fairy tale: "The Werewolf", "The Company of Wolves" and "Wolf-Alice".