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Odessa Stories, Babel,  Isaac
Odessa Stories
Isaac Babel

Paperback $27.99 - Faber Factory
Fiction - Published: 1/Dec/2016 - ISBN: 9781782271666

The follow-up to our highly acclaimed edition of Red Cavalry, again translated by the award-winning Boris Dralyuk 'Everyone makes mistakes, even God.'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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