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Mahogany and Other Stories Boris Pilnyak

Mahogany and Other Stories

Boris Pilnyak

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ISBN : 9781468301533
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336 pages
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His incendiary stories melded sexual themes with his doubts about the Soviet Union- his frank portrayal of mother-son incest in The Nizhni Novgorod -- taken as a comment on the revolution of February 1917 -- became the catalyst for his persecution.MoreHis incendiary stories melded sexual themes with his doubts about the Soviet Union- his frank portrayal of mother-son incest in The Nizhni Novgorod -- taken as a comment on the revolution of February 1917 -- became the catalyst for his persecution.This collection serves as a valuable introduction to the authors greatest stories. The acclaimed translation by Vera T. Reck and Michael Green makes Pilnyaks prose accessible to contemporary audiences while maintaining his evocative voice.