- Hardcover: 256 pages
- Publisher: Schocken; 1St Edition edition (May 3, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0805241957
- ISBN-13: 978-0805241952
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1 x 5.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #887,304 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Sonechka: A Novella and Stories Hardcover – May 3, 2005
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“From one of the most important living Russian writers comes a collection of storytelling miracles. The Russian women in Ludmila Ulitskaya’s stories are unlike any you have met before. They are charming, intelligent, seductive, and strong enough to carry an entire dysfunctional country on their backs.”
–Gary Shteyngart, author of
The Russian Debutante’s Handbook
About the Author
Ludmila Ulitskaya was born in Bashkiria, in the Ural region, and was trained as a geneticist. Her novels and short stories have been published in more than twenty-five languages. She has received many awards for her writing, including the first Russian Booker Prize and the Medici Prize. She lives in Moscow.
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I didn't know this author, but completely fell in love with the way she told her stories. A Russian Alice MunroPublished 15 months ago by Ina Marlowe
Some of these stories are Ulitskaya at her best, others come close. All are worth reading and cherishing.Published 22 months ago by Amanda Fitton
This Ulitskaya book I did not like at all, I found most of the female characters disturbing, or very week, oddly enough the more educated they were the weaker, whether it was a... Read morePublished on February 4, 2013 by GB