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Story of a Life: Years of Hope

£9.99

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In the earlier volumes of his autobiography, Konstantin Paustovsky has written of his childhood and schooldays, of the war years and of the Revolution. In fact, because the Revolution made its way slowly over the whole vast area of Russia, he can be said to have lived through it three times: in 1917 in Moscow, in 1918 in Kiev and, as here described, in 1921 in Odessa- recently evacuated by the White Army and still under blockade. Conditions were appalling. Thanks to his humanity and his intense powers of observation, Paustovsky is able to make these years of cruel hardship and vital intellectual life live again both in the stories he tells of the people he met, and in his account of his own experiences.

Condition: Dust jacket slightly shelf worn. Otherwise, all pages are crisp and clean with a good tight binding.

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Author(s):
Paustovsky, Konstantin
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
145mm x 220mm
Edition:
1968
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
223
Publisher:
Harvill Press
Title:
Story of a Life: Years of Hope

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In the earlier volumes of his autobiography, Konstantin Paustovsky has written of his childhood and schooldays, of the war years and of the Revolution. In fact, because the Revolution made its way slowly over the whole vast area of Russia, he can be said to have lived through it three times: in 1917 in Moscow, in 1918 in Kiev and, as here described, in 1921 in Odessa- recently evacuated by the White Army and still under blockade. Conditions were appalling. Thanks to his humanity and his intense powers of observation, Paustovsky is able to make these years of cruel hardship and vital intellectual life live again both in the stories he tells of the people he met, and in his account of his own experiences.

Condition: Dust jacket slightly shelf worn. Otherwise, all pages are crisp and clean with a good tight binding.

Author(s):
Paustovsky, Konstantin
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
145mm x 220mm
Edition:
1968
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
223
Publisher:
Harvill Press
Title:
Story of a Life: Years of Hope

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