- Keyword = sloth
Edition: First printing.
New York: Macmillan, 1929. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel by Goncharov, originally published in Russian in 1859, a satire on Russia's nineteenth-century landed gentry - Oblomov's distinguishing characteristic is his slothful attitude towards life. He raises this trait to an art fom, and in the first 50 pages, he does not even manage to leave his bed. This is the first translation of the complete work by Natalie A. Duddington (there was a 1915 translation by C, J. Hogarth, also published by Macmillan). 525 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in a dark green cloth with paper label on spine in near fine dustjacket. (some edgewear, price of $3.00 stamped on front flap of dust jacket)Book ID: 83671More details Price: $275.00