The Time: Night (A Novel) [Ludm Petrushevskaya] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Capturing the complexities of contemporary Russian. Now, with The Time: Night, American readers are finally introduced to this remarkable writer. “Russia is a land of women Homers,” Petrushevskaya has said , and. 20 May Short-listed in for the newly established Russian Booker Prize, Petrushevskaya’s short novel (her first to be translated into English) is.

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It’s one of those books that makes me feel a bit thick –I’m sure there’s a lot there, but eh. Anna Falbo, Villa Maria Coll. Be the first to discover new talent! The novel’s affective core, though, is Anna’s love for her grandson Tima, and it’s here that Anna’s credibility as a poet comes to the fore: Other Book Industry Professional.


The Time: Night by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

But what can you do? I think I shall read more of Ludmilla Petrushevskaya. I’m not opposed to this type of narrative, rather only the content in this particular case. She has “mystical” connection with the poet Anna Akhmatova. Retrieved 1 December AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


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The book is hard to get through despite this. Jan 16, Sherry Hall rated it did not like it.

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This creates a tension between the male and female characters, and often drives the male characters from the apartment, the main space of the novel. Anyway, I just can’t do 5 stars bc it is brutal reading, but even though I didn’t like it or enjoy it much, it might be the best writing I have ever read, it is just amazing.

Capturing the complexities of contemporary Russian life, the scribbled notes of Anna Andrianovna, written in gime solitary hours of the night, chronicle her struggle to provide food, money, space, time, and love for the diverse members of her family. Preview — The Time by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Unfortunately, this one missed the mark by a couple of miles.


Without that, you’re left with heroin junkies in freefall. Delete comment or cancel. Challenging that myth is her headstrong daughter Petrushevskaga, a woman with appalling judgment and several illegitimate children, who both needs Anna and hates her. Three Novellas About Family Paperback.

Aug 02, Rachel rated it it was ok Recommended to Rachel by: The opening pages introduce Anna’s daughter, Alyona, through a brief stolen segment of her diary, unveiling her chronic promiscuity and destructive incompetence.

Views Read Edit View history. Her children, as seen through her eyes, are terrible, but the author makes it clear through subtext almost entirely that perhaps at least alyona isn’t entirely to blame for their horrible relationship.