!!> BOOKS ✴ Sofia Petrovna ✪ Author Lydia Chukovskaya – Anguillais.us

Sofia Petrovna Sofia Petrovna Is Lydia Chukovskaya S Fictional Account Of The Great Purge Sofia Is A Soviet Everywoman, A Doctor S Widow Who Works As A Typist In A Leningrad Publishing House When Her Beloved Son Is Caught Up In The Maelstrom Of The Purge, She Joins The Long Lines Of Women Outside The Prosecutor S Office, Hoping Against Hope For Good News Confronted With A World That Makes No Moral Sense, Sofia Goes Mad, A Madness Which Manifests Itself In Delusions Little Different From The Lies Those Around Her Tell Every Day To Protect Themselves Sofia Petrovna Offers A Rare And Vital Record Of Stalin S Great Purges.

!!> BOOKS ✴ Sofia Petrovna  ✪ Author Lydia Chukovskaya – Anguillais.us
  • Paperback
  • 120 pages
  • Sofia Petrovna
  • Lydia Chukovskaya
  • English
  • 01 January 2018
  • 0810111500

    10 thoughts on “!!> BOOKS ✴ Sofia Petrovna ✪ Author Lydia Chukovskaya – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    Having just finished one of Tolstoy s masterpieces that looks ahead to Russia s future, I selected a novella set in 1937 that details the purge of enemies of the party Born in 1907, Lydia Chukovskaya became a well known author and wrote books of poetry for children Today, however, she is best known for her The Deserted House, a novella describing the great purge Hidden for 25 years, the book has yet to be published in Russia, and in 1967 was published in New York Through translator Aline Wer Having just finished one of Tolstoy s masterpieces that looks ahead to Russia s future, I selected a novella set in 1937 that details the purge of enemies of the party Born in 1907, Lydia Chukovskaya became a well known author and wrote books of poetry for children Today, however, she is best known for her The Deserted House, a novella describing the great purge Hidden for 25 years, the book has yet to be published in Russia, and in 1967 was published in New York Through translator Aline Werth, Chukovskaya s words were brought to light in the west Olga Petrovna Lipatova was a loyal party member and worked at a steady job in a publishing house to support her only son Nikolai Fydorovich Kolya A rising star in the Komsomol ...


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    Author s Note Sofia Petrovna Afterword From The Process of Expulsion


  3. says:

    USSR 1937 Enemy of the people These short words might as well be and often were a death sentence For you For your friends For your family For anyone connected with you For millions and millions of the Soviet people that have perished in the Great Purges, courtesy of the terror state run by paranoid and fanatical Comrade Stalin Little known factJoseph Stalin, the Secretary General of the Communist Party of the Soviet U...


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    There is great acting in this novella I don t mean that this was cinematic, exactly I mean that I was able to see each character And there were a lot of characters, in that Russian way.This is a novel about The Great Purge Sofia Petrovna is a doctor s widow and a true believer She trains to be a typist after her husband dies, because everyone must work Her son joins the Komsomol Sofia Petrovna advances, is spotlighted as an ideal.And then, one by one, she sees people exposed as saboteur There is great ...


  5. says:

    One of the only, perhaps the narratives actually written during the Stalin era purges, Chukovskaya s long supressed novel detailing the terror of living in Leningrad in the 30s is a nightmare The reader feels the State s fist slowly closing over all areas of life leaving nothing but ground up lives in its clutch The author wrote this book in a school exercise book and kept it hidden in a desk drawer a certain death sentence if it were to be found Some very real skill in characterizati One of the only, perhaps the narratives actually written during the Stalin era purges, Chukovskaya s long supressed novel detailing the terror of living in Leningrad in the 30s is a nig...


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    For what it is, this is good What is it The social realist, small scale, human, truthful drama of a woman coming to terms with the abduction, by the Stalinist state, of her son Its power lies in its mundanity in its view of workplace politics, of state sponsored peer pressure, of mothers queuing for hours days months for the merest tidbits of information It has every appearance of complete truthfulness to life If I prefer my fiction a little less truthful to life, that s no fault of Lydia C For what it is, this is good What is it The social realist, small scale, human, truthful drama of ...


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    Sofia Petrovna, Lydia Chukovskaya 1395 159 9789642092284 20Sofia Petrovna, Lydia Chukovskaya 1395 159 9789642092284 20

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