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By Sasha Sokolov,Alexander Boguslawski

Sasha Sokolov is one in every of few writers to were praised by means of Vladimir Nabokov, who known as his first novel, A university for Fools, “an enthralling, tragic, and touching book.” Sokolov’s moment novel, Between puppy and Wolf, written in 1980, has lengthy intimidated translators due to its complicated puns, rhymes, and neologisms. Language instead of plot motivates the story—the novel is frequently in comparison to James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake—and time, characters, and demise all end up volatile. the only consistent is the Russian panorama, the place the Volga is a more-crossable River Styx, specifically whilst it freezes in wintry weather. Sokolov’s fiction has highly motivated modern Russian writers. Now, because of Alexander Boguslawski’s daring and great translation, English readers can entry what many deliberate to be his most sensible work.

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