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1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution

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    Dec 13, 2016 | 236 Pages

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    Dec 13, 2016 | 236 Pages

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1917 “showcases the brutality and uncertainty that reigned as an old regime was dismantled and a new order established. So strong are the voices collected here that their words have the power to shock and stir a century on… Many of the writers here would go on to face persecution, ostracism or worse. This riveting collection catches them on the cusp of change, on the brink of darkness, when they were free to so brilliantly catalog the turbulence around them.” — Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Dralyuk has assembled a high-pressure book of crisis writings by authors caught strutting as actors on the world stage.” — Times Literary Supplement

“One of the real gems among the centenary books…Boris Dralyuk assembles a potent blend of novelty, utopianism and eschatology.” — Spectator

“[A] broad and erudite collection.” — Financial Times

“The book at hand, 1917, allows us to examine the poetry and fiction of that tumultuous year when the Bolshevik Revolution took place… The stories run a gamut from humorous to playful to satirical to stark and painful. Russian literature is one of the great bounties of the world.” — American Book Review

“This is great writing.” Jewish Renaissance

“A brilliant new anthology.” — Phoebe Taplin, Russia Beyond the Headlines

“Expertly collected by Boris Dralyuk…“1917” was an entirely absorbing, moving and exceptional read.” — Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings

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