BUNIN, Ivan (Isabel Hapgood, translator)

Title The Village: Authorised translation from the Russian by Isabel Hapgood.
Publisher london Martin Secker
Date 1934
Book ID 37939
First Edition  


Reprint. Original black cloth with original publisher’s printed label to spine. Spine a little sunned, 291 pp.. A very nice, tight clean copy. First published in 1910 and hailed as the outstanding prose work of early 20th century Russia. First published in English in 1926. Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin 1870-1953 [Ива́н Алексе́евич Бу́нин] is considered one of the great masters of Russian language and was the first to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. The translator Isabel Hapgood studied a number of Slavonic languages including Russian and Old Church Slavonic. She admired the Russian Orthodox Liturgy and choral singing. She also travelled through Russia and met Tolstoy. Peter Henry in Cornwall (1998), Terras (1985).
Price: £45.00

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