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Life and fate

a novel

by VasiliД­ Semenovich Grossman

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Special Collections copy: from the estate of André and Catherine de Saint-Rat

    StatementVasily Grossman ; translated from the Russian by Robert Chandler
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3476.G7 Z3513 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination880 p. :
    Number of Pages880
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17256877M
    ISBN 100060913843
    ISBN 109780060913847
    OCLC/WorldCa16856504

    The Fate of Man (What is the meaning of my life? What is my place in the Universe? These are questions asked-and the answers offered-in the great writings of the Western world to be found in this volume. Edited with more t words of commentary) by Crane Brinton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an ng may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on .

      A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth eaving a transfixing account of the battle of Stalingrad with the story of a single middle-class family, the 4/5(35). A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors.

    A popular Russian author and wartime journalist, Grossman () witnessed firsthand the historical events that inspired this massive novel: the Nazi siege and Soviet defense of Stalingrad in , Equally critical of Stalinism and Fascism, Grossman's lengthy manuscript met with a chilly reception from Soviet censors, even though it was submitted during the post-Cold War ""thaw.   But “Life and Fate” was a political bombshell. It was the first Soviet work to equate Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, the two totalitarian regimes that confronted each other as enemies in Author: William Taubman.


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Life and fate by VasiliД­ Semenovich Grossman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Life and Fate is an epical and panoramic canvas meticulously portraying the whole pivotal period in the life and fate of a man, people, countries and the entire world. The intuition of a deafened and isolated soldier often turns out to be nearer the truth than judgements delivered by /5.

A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century.

Interweaving a transfixing account of the battle of Stalingrad with the story of a single middle-class family, the Cited by:   T his autumn, the BBC's drama serial based on Vasily Grossman's epic novel of Stalingrad, Life and Fate (), comes to Radio 4.

It will have Author: Francis Spufford. Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman and translated by Robert Chandler. Life and Fate, the masterpiece by Soviet writer Vasily Grossman, is one of our most recommended books (even in history book interviews—even though it’s a novel).

Modeled on Tolstoy’s War and Peace, it bore witness to the horrors of both the Soviet experience of World War II and the Holocaust. A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century.

Interweaving a transfixing account of the battle of Stalingrad with the story of a single middle-class family, the /5(29). A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth eaving a transfixing account of the battle of Stalingrad with the story of a single middle-class family, the /5().

Life and Fate is a Soviet War and Peace, in which every aspect of society radiates out from the central characters, Viktor Shtrum and his wife Lyudmila. Shtrum is a. A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth by:   Life and Fate is a book that demands to be talked about, Guardian One of the finest Russian novels of the 20th century, Daily Telegraph Vasily Grossman's novel is burnt in my memory, not only by its huge canvas, its meditation on tyranny, and its dazzling description of war, but also because this is the novel that made me cry - not just a few /5().

A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century.

Interweaving a transfixing account of the battle of Stalingrad with the story of a single middle-class family, the. Free download or read online Life and Fate pdf (ePUB) (Stalingrad Series) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Vasily Grossman. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are,/5. The Vintage Classic Russians Series: Published for the th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, these are must-have, beautifully designed editions of six epic masterpieces that have survived controversy, censorship and suppression to influence decades of thought and artistic expression.

Life and Fate is a book that demands to be /5(6K). 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 destinies in a More. Life and Fate is about more than the Holocaust, and more than Jewish life under Stalinism—it is a panorama of Soviet society in the war years, and. Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman on BBC Radio 4.

Listen online to Life and Fate and watch David Tennant and Kenneth Branagh talk about their part in the radio dramatisation. With Andrey Kryzhniy, Polina Pushkaruk, Sergey Nosulenko, Evgen Morozov.

This Russian series is based on the book of the same name, once considered a serious danger to the future of the Soviet Union. "Life and Fate" is an epic tale of World War II and a reckoning with dark forces emerging. It juxtaposes bedrooms and sniper's nests, science labs and the Gulag, taking us deep into /10(3).

'Life and Fate' by Vasily Grossman. apparently it covers a much wider scope of life in the USSR/Stalinism than Life and Fate.

View entire discussion (3 comments) More posts from the books community. or "I read x book and I am speechless" than actually reading a post or taking the time to craft one with something worthwhile to say. If Vasily Grossman's masterpiece, Life and Fate, had been published during his lifetime, it would have reached the world together with Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago and before Solzhenitsyn's Life and Fate was seized by the Russian KGB.

When it emerged posthumously, decades later, it was recognized as the War and Peace of the 20th century. A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century.

Interweaving a transfixing account of the battle of Stalingrad with the story of a single middle-class family, the 5/5(2).

A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century.

(I am talking here of Tolya, who is DEAD in Life and Fate, but has a very different role in the film – I’m trying to not give too much away here if you should want to see it.) Also, I know that the book is about the battle of Stalingrad, but it seems to me .Life and fate. [Vasiliĭ Grossman; Robert Chandler] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for 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 book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century/5(72).