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Author Name:    YEVTUSHENKO, Yevgeny BOUIS, Antonina W., trans.

Title:   Wild Berries. First British Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Macmillan, London, 1984, ISBN:0333375599 

Seller ID:   10361

YEVTUSHENKO, Yevgeny. Wild Berries. Translated by Antonina W. Bouis. (London) : Macmillan, (1984). Pp (80,9-296. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko (b. July 18, 1932, Zima, Russia - d. April 1, 2017, Tulsa, Oklahoma). First published in 1982. Wild Berries transports us to the deep woods of the Siberian taiga, a land of wooden huts, wild rivers and savage beauty. Into this primitive wilderness comes ateam of Moscow scientists in search of a precious mineral, led by the bril liant and brutally rational Viktor Kolomeitsev. Determined to succeed with his mission whatever the cost he challenges the taiga as an adversary and thereby unleashed its terrible force over his friends and himself. Yet this land hold tenderness as well, in the sweet crimson berries and in the exquisitely artless beauty of Ksiuta, who has eyes as green as a cat; Dalya, with eyes the colour of malachite; and Grunya, whose eyes are as intensely golden as the mead she brews. Firmly rooted in the great tradition of the Russian novel, Wild Berries is a voluptuous and loving evocation of Russian andher people and also a penetrating examination of modern-day Soviet moralit y." from the jacket. Very good in nicked unclipped dustjacket. 20.00


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