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Merry-Making in Old Russia

and Other Stories (Writings from an Unbound Europe)

by Evgeny Popov

  • 24 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Short stories

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert Porter (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7979201M
    ISBN 100810113279
    ISBN 109780810113275
    OCLC/WorldCa36648848

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