An Armenian Sketchbook ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Robert Chandler

An Armenian Sketchbook

NYRB Classics
Publication date: February 2013
ISBN: 9781590176351
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$14.95
Our price:
$11.99

You save: $2.96 (20%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
An NYRB Classics Original

Few writers had to confront as many of the last century’s mass tragedies as Vasily Grossman, who wrote with terrifying clarity about the Shoah, the Battle of Stalingrad, and the Terror Famine in the Ukraine. An Armenian Sketchbook, however, shows us a very different Grossman, notable for his tenderness, warmth, and sense of fun.

After the Soviet government confiscated—or, as Grossman always put it, “arrested”—Life and Fate, he took on the task of revising a literal Russian translation of a long Armenian novel. The novel was of little interest to him, but he needed money and was evidently glad of an excuse to travel to Armenia. An Armenian Sketchbook is his account of the two months he spent there.

This is by far the most personal and intimate of Grossman’s works, endowed with an air of absolute spontaneity, as though he is simply chatting to the reader about his impressions of Armenia—its mountains, its ancient churches, its people—while also examining his own thoughts and moods. A wonderfully human account of travel to a faraway place, An Armenian Sketchbook also has the vivid appeal of a self-portrait.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
An Armenian Sketchbook ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
1163 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Robert Chandler
SUBTLY WORDED AND OTHER STORIES ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Robert Chandler
SUBTLY WORDED AND OTHER STORIES
Robert Chandler & Anne Marie Jackson & Teffi
Pushkin Press, June 2014
ISBN: 9781782270379
Format: ePub
List Price: $10.19 Our price: $7.99
The Captain's Daughter: And Other Stories ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Elizabeth Chandler
The Captain's Daughter
Elizabeth Chandler & Robert Chandler & Alexander Pushkin
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, August 2012
ISBN: 9780307949653
Format: ePub
Our price: $9.99
Life and Fate ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Robert Chandler
Life and Fate
Robert Chandler & Vasily Grossman
NYRB Classics, June 2012
ISBN: 9781590172018
Format: ePub
List Price: $24.95 Our price: $21.99
The Road: Short Fiction and Essays ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Robert Chandler
The Road: Short Fiction and Essays
Robert Chandler & Vasily Grossman
MacLehose Press, August 2011
ISBN: 9780857381941
Format: ePub
List Price: $11.99 Our price: $9.99