Publisher: Overlook/Rookery Hardcover (May 1, 2008)
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younger Pushkin was once first released in serial shape among 1935 and 1943 and instantly completed vintage prestige in Russia. even supposing the writer didn't dwell to complete his complete epic scheme, he did entire the 1st half, his fictional masterpiece of Pushkin's early years. this is often the 1st English translation. In a mix of encyclopedic wisdom and inventive mind's eye, Tynyanov thrillingly brings early 19th century Russia to life--Napoleonic invasion, swift political switch, and a gallery of attention-grabbing characters, together with Pushkin's strange relatives with its African blood stemming from his great-grandfather Abram Hannibal. on the middle of all of it is the younger Pushkin, explosive, unpredictable, completely absorbed, always scribbling verses, consorting with ladies two times his age, and residing it up within the capital with hussars and actresses, earlier than being exiled for his reckless liberal verse. Tynyanov's novel not just captures Pushkin's impulsive, fast genius but additionally deftly foreshadows his position in Russian background. It comprises notes, genealogy, and a range of Pushkin's early poems.