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Dec 01, 2001
| ISBN 9780141002323
Dec 01, 2001
| ISBN 9781101655849
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Dec 01, 2001 | ISBN 9780141002323
Dec 01, 2001 | ISBN 9781101655849
Russian novelist Victor Pelevin is rapidly establishing himself as one of the most brilliant young writers at work today. His comic inventiveness and mind-bending talent prompted Time magazine to proclaim him a “psychedelic Nabokov for the cyber-age.” In his third novel, Buddha’s Little Finger, Pelevin has created an intellectually dazzling tale about identity and Russian history, as well as a spectacular elaboration of Buddhist philosophy. Moving between events of the Russian Civil War of 1919 and the thoughts of a man incarcerated in a contemporary Moscow psychiatric hospital, Buddha’s Little Finger is a work of demonic absurdism by a writer who continues to delight and astonish.
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
“Structurally cunning and delightfully intense…a work of rare intelligence and bite.” San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
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