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Read online The Road: Stories, Journalism, and Essays.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Road: Stories, Journalism, and Essays i The Road i brings together short stories journalism essays and letters by Vasily Grossman the author of i Life and Fate i providing new insight into the life and work of this extraordinary writer The stories range from Grossman s first success In the Town of Berdichev a piercing reckoning with the cost of war to such haunting later works as Mama based on the life of a girl who was adopted at the height of the Great Terror by the head of the NKVD and packed off to an orphanage after her father s downfall The girl grows up struggling with the discovery that the parents she cherishes in memory are part of a collective nightmare that everyone else wishes to forget i The Road i also includes the complete text of Grossman s harrowing report from Treblinka one of the first anatomies of the workings of a death camp The Sistine Madonna a reflection on art and atrocity as well as two heartbreaking letters that Grossman wrote to his mother after her death at the hands of the Nazis and carried with him for the rest of his life .

Meticulously edited and presented by Robert Chandler i The Road i allows us to see one of the great figures of twentieth century literature discovering his calling both as a writer and as a man by Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler, Elizabeth Chandler, Olga Mukovnikova

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The Road: Stories, Journalism, and Essays
Title:The Road: Stories, Journalism, and Essays
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ISBN:1590173619
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Number of Pages:384
Category:Short stories, Russia, Essays, Fiction, Russian literature
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Life and Fate is an epic tale of a country told through the fate of a single family the Shaposhnikovs As the battle of Stalingrad looms Grossman s characters must work out their destinies in a world torn apart by ideological tyranny and war br br Completed in and then confiscated by the KGB this sweeping panorama of Soviet society remained unpublished until it was smuggled into the West in where it was hailed as a masterpiece br br i Librarian s Note This is an alternative cover edition of ISBN i, The novel tells the story of Ivan Grigoryevich who has returned to Russia after thirty years in the Gulag After short and unsatisfying visits to familiar places and persons in Moscow and Leningrad the hero settles in a southern provincial town where he briefly establishes a new life with a war widow Ivan Grigoryevich eventually returns to his boyhood home on the Black Sea where he is finally able to come to terms with the inhumanity of the new Russian regime, Vasili Grossman fue corresponsal de guerra en el frente de Stalingrado cuando la perla del Volga padeci la feroz ofensiva de los ej rcitos alemanes Nadie como el autor de la memorable Vida y destino supo plasmar el impresionante fresco de una batalla que marc el curso de la Segunda Guerra Mundial br br El ritmo trepidante de su pulso narrativo transporta al lector a los combates calle por calle casa por casa puerta por puerta bajo las bombas y un incesante fuego de artiller a A os de guerra re ne novelas y relatos como El pueblo es inmortal o El viejo profesor as como las cr nicas de Grossman sobre sus vivencias en el frente de Stalingrado o sobre el avance inexorable de las tropas sovi ticas hasta las puertas de Berl n am n del impresionante El infierno de Treblinka el primer testimonio de los horrores del Holocausto que fue utilizado en el Tribunal de Nuremberg br br Publicados ntegramente por vez primera en Espa a estos textos conforman un todo de una magnitud pica sobre uno de los episodios que cambi el rumbo de la historia y constituyen una nueva muestra del talento narrativo de Vasili Grossman, Edited and translated from the Russian by Antony Beevor and Luba Vinogradova Knopf Canada is proud to present a masterpiece of the Second World War never before published in English from one of the great Russian writers of the th century a vivid eyewitness account of the Eastern Front and the ruthless truth of war br br When the Germans invaded Russia in Vasily Grossman became a special correspondent for the Red Star the Red Army s newspaper b A Writer at War b based on the notebooks in which Grossman gathered raw material for his articles depicts the crushing conditions on the Eastern Front and the lives and deaths of soldiers and civilians alike It also includes some of the earliest reportage on the Holocaust In the three years he spent on assignment Grossman witnessed some of the most savage fighting of the war the appalling defeats of the Red Army the brutal street fighting in Stalingrad the Battle of Kursk the largest tank engagement in history the defense of Moscow the battles in Ukraine and much more br br Historian Antony Beevor has taken Grossman s raw notebooks and fashioned them into a narrative providing one of the most even handed descriptions at once unflinching and sensitive we have ever had of what he called the ruthless truth of war br br br i From the Hardcover edition i