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Confessions of a lapsed standard-bearer

AndreГЇ Makine

Confessions of a lapsed standard-bearer

by AndreГЇ Makine

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Published by Sceptre in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Fiction,
  • Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1945-1991 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndreï Makine ; translated by Geoffrey Strachan.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsStrachan, Geoffrey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2673.A38416 C6613 2000b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 136 p. ;
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19650571M
    ISBN 100340728086

    Genre/Form: Fiction History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Makine, Andreï, Confessions of a fallen standard-bearer. New York: Penguin Books, Andreï Sergueïevitch Makine (Russian: Андрей Серге́евич Макин; born 10 September ) is a French also publishes under the pseudonym Gabriel Osmonde. Makine's novels include Dreams of My Russian Summers () which won two top French awards, the Prix Goncourt and the Prix was elected to seat 5 of the Académie française on 3 March

    In ''Confessions of a Fallen Standard-Bearer,'' the hero and narrator, Alyosha, though fallen is still on a mission -- to rescue his childhood from its Soviet perversion, to disalloy youth's natural élan from the cynical uses to which it was put. But most boys, including the mischievous lads of this book, would squirm when the high tone is. Get this from a library! Confessions of a fallen standard-bearer. [Andreï Makine; Geoffrey Strachan] -- Young Pioneers march to the clarion call of socialism and the bright, beautiful future that is to come. This moving story tells of two families brought through war and all its carnage and horror. How.

    Great Conversations 6, an anthology of fifteen classic and contemporary selections, is ideal for book discussion groups and college humanities phical headnotes and discussion questions accompany each selection, and a thematic guide offers suggestions for reading the selections across genres and disciplines.   In form, ''Confessions of a Former Standard-Bearer,'' which Mr. Makine wrote in French (and which was translated by Geoffrey Strachan) is the recollections of : Richard Bernstein.


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