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MAKSIMOV, Sergei (Sergei Shirokov)

Title Taiga [The Taiga]
Publisher New York Chekhov Publishing Izdatelstvo Imeni Chekhova
Date 1952
Book ID 37153
First Edition  


A very nice bright copy. Clean and tight. In original printed wrappers. Former owner's attractive decorative woodcut ex-libris to inner cover. Used; Very Good "An early death prevented further development of Maksimov's talent ... it may well be that [he] is the only important prose writer produced by the Second Emigration, distinguished not so much by his subject-matter, but by the relaxed maturity of his style and insightful panoramic view of Soviet society" (Terras, 1985). The Chekhov Publishing House of the East European Fund was set up by the Ford Foundation. Nabokov's last novel 'Dar' (The Gift) was published by them.
Price: £50.00