All listings for this product
Save on Fiction Books
- AU $52.63Trending at AU $53.55
- AU $62.20Trending at AU $72.69
- AU $89.19Trending at AU $104.01
- AU $66.82Trending at AU $74.89
- AU $20.99Trending at AU $24.72
- AU $13.21Trending at AU $15.50
- AU $10.20Trending at AU $14.20
About this product
- DescriptionThe funniest vel of the Soviet era, this translation is based on the uncensored original thus restoring missing passages. Set during the New Ecomic Policy, con man Ostap Bender and his merry band of mischief makers set of on a raucously funny jaunt across the 'wild west' of the early Soviet Union. Their mark is Alexander Koreiko, ather shady figure who exploited the corruption and chaos of the NEP to become an underground millionaire. Once Bender hears of Koreiko, the chase is on.
- Author BiographyAlong with his writing partner, Evgeny Petrov, Ilf wrote two of the most revered Russian novels of all time: The Twelve Chairs and The Golden Calf. He died in 1937 after contracting tuberculosis while in the U.S. working on Little Golden America. Along with his writing partner, Evgeny Petrov, Ilf wrote two of the most revered Russian novels of all time: The Twelve Chairs and The Golden Calf. Their collaboration ended when Ilf passed away while researching the book that would eventually become Little Golden America. Konstantin Gurevich is a graduate of Moscow State University and the University of Texas at Austin. He translates with his wife, Helen Anderson. Both are librarians at the University of Rochester. Helen Anderson studied Russian language and literature at McGill University in Montreal. She translates with her husband, Konstantin Gurevich. Both are librarians at the University of Rochester.
- Author(s)Evgeny Petrov,Ilya Ilf
- PublisherOpen Letter
- Date of Publication15/12/2009
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationRochester, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOpen Letter
- Weight422 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine18 mm
This item doesn't belong on this page.
Thanks, we'll look into this.