Strachan, Geoffrey

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The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme
A Novel
By Andreï Makine, Translated by Geoffrey Strachan
(Arcade Publishing)
With this novel, Andreï Makine, whose work has been compared to that of Balzac, Chekhov, Pasternak, and Proust, brings to a stunning conclusion his epic trilogy that began with Dreams of My Russian Summers and continued with Requiem for a Lost Empire. The novel opens in 1942, in a burning, gutted Stalingrad,... [READ MORE]
Dreams of My Russian Summers
A Novel
By Andreï Makine, Translated by Geoffrey Strachan
(Arcade Publishing)
Every summer, young Andrei visits his grandmother, Charlotte Lemmonier, whom he loves dearly. In a dusty village overlooking the vast Russian steppes, she captivates her grandson and the other children of the village with wondrous tales—watching Proust play tennis in Neuilly, Tsar Nicholas II’s visit... [READ MORE]
Once Upon the River Love
A Novel
By Andreï Makine, Translated by Geoffrey Strachan
(Arcade Publishing)
In the immense virgin pine forests of Siberia, where the snows of winter are vast and endless, sits the little village of Svetlaya. Once, the village had been larger, more prosperous, but time and the pendulum of history had reduced it by the 1970s to no more than a cluster of izbas.But for three young... [READ MORE]
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