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The flight / Gaito Gazdanov ; translated from the Russian by Bryan Karetnyk.

Author:
Gazdanov, Gaito [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • London : Pushkin Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
286 pages ; 17 cm
Summary note:
While summering on the French Riviera, the young Seryozha secretly becomes the lover of the much older Liza - who is also his father's mistress. As autumn approaches, they reluctantly part: Liza to return to Paris, Seryozha to take up his studies at university in London. When he finds out about their affair, Seryozha's father attempts to convince Liza to leave his son, for the sake of the boy's own happiness. She finally gives in - but a sudden, fatal catastrophe changes everything ...
Notes:
"The flight (Polyot) was partially serialized in 1939 in Russkie zapiski, and first published in its complete form in Russian in 1992."--Title page verso.
Language(s):
Translated from the Russian.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Fiction.
ISBN:
  • 9781782271628 ((paperback))
  • 1782271627 ((paperback))
LCCN:
2016299636
OCLC:
945999744
Translator:
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