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The Kremlin Ball

Écrivain: Curzio Malaparte
Éditeur: New York Review Books
Code article: 750502
13,70 €
"The book is set at the end of the 1920s, when the Great Terror may have been nothing more than a twinkle in Stalin's eye, but when the revolution was accompanied by a growing sense of doom. In [the author's] vision, it is from his nightly opera box, rather than the Kremlin, that Stalin surveys Soviet high society, its scandals and amours and intrigues among beauties and bureaucrats, including the legendary ballerina Marina Semyonova and Olga Kameneva, a sister of the exiled Trotsky, who though a powerful politician is so consumed by dread that everywhere she goes she gives off the smell of rotting meat"--
ISBN: 9781681372099
Date de parution: 2018
Pages: 240