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Hope Abandoned by Nadezhda Mandelstam

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687pp. 2011. With underlining and marginalia in pencil throughout. A working copy.


Hope Against Hope recounted the last four years in the life of the great Russian poet, Osip Mandelstam, and gave a hair-raising account of Stalin's terror. Hope Abandoned complements that earlier masterpiece, and in it Nadezhda Mandelstam describes their life together from 1919, and her own after Mandelstam's death in a labour camp in 1938. She also sets out his system of values and beliefs, and provides striking portraits of many of their contemporaries including Boris Pasternak and their champion till his own downfall, Nikolai Bukharin, as well as an astonishingly candid picture of Anna Akhmatova.

Item details

Author(s):
Nadezhda Mandelstam
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1846556546
ISBN-13:
9781846556548
Publisher:
Harvill Secker

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687pp. 2011. With underlining and marginalia in pencil throughout. A working copy.


Hope Against Hope recounted the last four years in the life of the great Russian poet, Osip Mandelstam, and gave a hair-raising account of Stalin's terror. Hope Abandoned complements that earlier masterpiece, and in it Nadezhda Mandelstam describes their life together from 1919, and her own after Mandelstam's death in a labour camp in 1938. She also sets out his system of values and beliefs, and provides striking portraits of many of their contemporaries including Boris Pasternak and their champion till his own downfall, Nikolai Bukharin, as well as an astonishingly candid picture of Anna Akhmatova.

Author(s):
Nadezhda Mandelstam
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1846556546
ISBN-13:
9781846556548
Publisher:
Harvill Secker

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