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Sandro of Chegem

Read in the original Russian, as published by “Azbuka” in the “Big Book” series. Books by Fazil Iskander. On the other hand, humor is always a tricky genre, no matter how much people love it. Internet URLs are the best.

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The New York Times. It’s been a while, but I loved the comic terror of Sandro as toastmaster at an important dinner that included Lavrentiy Beria, chief of soviet security, and probably Stalin’s assassin. With a humorous writer, it’s often worth asking: And a few more Questions: Exhibition Facilities Conference Halls Patronage.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union inIskander wrote the novellas Pshada and Sofichka Iskander spent decades writing the epic novel Sandro iz Chegema Sandro of Chegeman unfinished collection of anecdotes loosely based on the often comic life of the Abkhazian character Uncle Sandro.


It was my favorite, life-transforming book as a young adult and rereading it now I understood more things, and was peeved by some things, but loved it none the less.

Retrieved 24 October Some chapters stood out, especially Tali, Miracle of Chegemthe final episode, and Ixkander Tale of Old Khabug’s Mulewhere the point of view unexpectedly shifts to Sandro’s father’s fazik.

Jan 27, Wrpainting rated it really liked it. The choice of Russian culture was principal to me.

Mare rated it liked it Nov 24, In the years Fazil Iskander worked as a journalist in Kursk and Bryansk. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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InBank of Abkhazia issued a commemorative silver coin from the series “Outstanding Personalities of Abkhazia”, dedicated to Fazil Iskander denomination of 10 gazil. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat Antonii rated it liked it Sep 14, And why would a warm country with a seashore, where tobacco is an important crop, be likely to have an ethnically mixed population? Sep 14, Victoria A.

Nikita Khrushchevfirst secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union —64 and premier of the Soviet Union —64 whose policy of de-Stalinization had widespread repercussions…. I’m certainly not sorry I read it, but I was relieved to finally reach the end. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. After high school, he entered the Institute Library in Moscow, three years later transferred to the Literary Institute of Maxim Gorky and graduated in I am not able to understand why it is so popular.


Like life itself, this book has no real beginning or end, it just runs out of pages on both sides. Rabbits and Boa Constrictors is about — you guessed it — rabbits and boa iskandwr as they struggle for power in a utopian society that starts to look increasingly dystopian.

Iskanver 23, Lakmus rated it really liked it. Ana Sorce rated it it was amazing Aug 30, His writing is both simple and ingenious, apolitical and satirical; the Abkhazia he depicts is at once at odds with the menace and the mundanity of Soviet bureaucracy and brimming with the magic of a folkloric idyll.