A well-researched and in depth account presented in a succinct and easy to read manner.
A lucid and entertaining biography of one of the best-known Russian writers.
Translated from Russian by acclaimed and prize-winning translator Robert Chandler.
Likely to be widely reviewed due to current interest in Russian literature and the weight carried by the name of Pushkin.
“Chandler, a superb translator from the Russian, rises to the challenge as he celebrates the writing while dodging the ’crushing weight of reverence.’” - Independent
“This superb, short…book is a masterwork…a digestible, readable biography.” - Russian Life Magazine
“[…An] engaging and enjoyable ”brief life“ of Russia’s greatest, most quintessential poet.” - Times Literary Supplement
“I can’t recommend this excellent little book enough.” — Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings
“I was delighted to have the chance to read and review this book … I would recommend this to anyone who wants a brief introduction to Pushkin.” - Nudge
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