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Sep 29, 2009
| ISBN 9780143116035
Sep 04, 2008
| ISBN 9781440638015
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Sep 29, 2009 | ISBN 9780143116035
Sep 04, 2008 | ISBN 9781440638015
The world?s first Zen Buddhist paranormal romance?published to coincide with HalloweenOne of the most progressive writers at work today, Victor Pelevin?s comic inventiveness has won him comparisons to Kafka, Calvino, and Gogol, and Time has described him as a ?psychedelic Nabokov for the cyberage.? In The Sacred Book of the Werewolf, a smash success in Russia and Pelevin?s first novel in six years, paranormal meets transcendental with a splash of satire as A Hu-Li, a two-thousand-year-old shape-shifting werefox from ancient China meets her match in Alexander, a Wagner-addicted werewolf who?s the key figure in Russia?s Big Oil. Both a supernatural love story and an outrageously funny send-up of modern Russia, this stunning and ingenious work of the imagination is the sharpest novel to date from Russia?s most gifted literary malcontent.
Victor Pelevin has established a reputation as one of the most interesting of the younger generation of Russian writers. His novel Buddha’s Little Finger was shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. He was named by the New Yorker… More about Victor Pelevin
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