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  • Bielski, Nella.
    ORANGES FOR THE SON OF ALEXANDER LEVY.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Writers and Readers, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book to be published in English - this slim novel is described as 'a uniquely feminine meditation on death and absence: the absence of the heroine's husband, of the intense life of her childhood in wartime Russia and her youth in Moscow, of friends and family who have vanished behind the tundra of the Gulag' and on the coming death of her mother. Although born and educated in Russia, Bielski now lives in France where this was originally published in 1979; translated from the French by John Berger and Lisa Appignasesi. 133 pp. ISBN: 0-906495709.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31749
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  • Bielski, Nella.
    ORANGES FOR THE SON OF ALEXANDER LEVY.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Writers and Readers, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book to be published in English - this slim novel is described as 'a uniquely feminine meditation on death and absence: the absence of the heroine's husband, of the intense life of her childhood in wartime Russia and her youth in Moscow, of friends and family who have vanished behind the tundra of the Gulag' and on the coming death of her mother. Although born and educated in Russia, Bielski now lives in France where this was originally published in 1979; translated from the French by John Berger and Lisa Appignasesi. 133 pp. ISBN: 0-906495709.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31750
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  • EVENINGS NEAR THE VILLAGE OF DIKANKA: Stories Edited by Beekeeper Rudi Panko. by Gogol, Nikolai.
    Gogol, Nikolai.
    EVENINGS NEAR THE VILLAGE OF DIKANKA: Stories Edited by Beekeeper Rudi Panko.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Frederick Ungar, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - An uncommon edition of this collection of eight tales of Ukrainian life, originally published in 1831, and Gogol's first success as a writer. The stories are divided into two sections of four stories, each with a preface by "Rudi Panko." Illustrated with drawings by A. Kanevsky. Translated by Ovid Gorchakov. 277 pp.

    Condition: Fine in sage green cloth boards with white lettering on the spine in a very good dust jacket (peeled spots from sticker removal and short closed tear to upper edge of dj)

    Book ID: 84563
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