The Life and Fate of Vasily Grossman

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When this biography first appeared in 1996, Vasily Grossman (1905-64) was little known in the West; now that his novel Life and Fate is recognized as a masterpiece of Second World War literature, and now that Soviet archives have become accessible, this new edition presents a magisterial account of Grossman's life as a Jew in an anti-Semitic authoritarian state, his experiences as a war correspondent with the Red Army, and his bitter struggles with the Soviet authorities.

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The Life and Fate of Vasily Grossman

The Life and Fate of Vasily Grossman

Hardback484pp Illustrated240x160mm

9781781590010     Product Code: 216906

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When this biography first appeared in 1996, Vasily Grossman (1905-64) was little known in the West; now that his novel Life and Fate is recognized as a masterpiece of Second World War literature, and now that Soviet archives have become accessible, this new edition presents a magisterial account of Grossman's life as a Jew in an anti-Semitic authoritarian state, his experiences as a war correspondent with the Red Army, and his bitter struggles with the Soviet authorities.

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