Odessa Stories. Isaac Babel.

Odessa Stories

London: Pushkin Press, 2019.

New.

Item #3318
ISBN: 9781782274735



Paper pack.

192 pp.

In the original Odessa Stories collection published in 1931, Babel describes the life of the fictional Jewish mob boss Benya Krik - one of the great anti-heroes of Russian literature - and his gang in the ghetto of Moldavanka, around the time of the October Revolution. Praised by Maxim Gorky and considered one of the great masterpieces of twentieth-century Russian literature, this is the first ever stand-alone collection of all Babel's narratives set in the city, and includes the original stories as well as later tales.

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