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  • A Hero of Our Timeby Mikhail Lermontov

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    A Hero of Our Time is a short novel by Mikhail Lermontov, written in 1839 and revised in 1841. It is an example of the superfluous man novel, noted for its compelling Byronic hero (or anti-hero) Pechorin and for the beautiful descriptions of the Caucasus. There are several English translations, including one by Vladimir Nabokov in 1958.— Excerpted... more...

  • A Hero of Our Timeby Mikhail Lermontov; Paul Foote

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 9.01

    A masterpiece of Russian prose, Lermontov's only novel was influential for many later 19th century authors, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Chekhov. Lermotov's hero, Pechorin, is a dangerous man, Byronic in his wasted gifts and his cynicism, and desperate for any kind of action that will stave off boredom. In five linked episodes, Lermontov builds... more...

  • A Hero of Our Timeby Mikhail Lermontov; Marian Schwartz; Gary Shteyngart

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    In its adventurous happenings?its abductions, duels, and sexual intrigues? A Hero of Our Time looks backward to the tales of Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron, so beloved by Russian society in the 1820s and ?30s. In the character of its protagonist, Pechorin?the archetypal Russian antihero?Lermontov?s novel looks forward to the subsequent glories of... more...

  • A Hero of Our Timeby Mikhail Lermontov; Nicolas Pasternak Slater; Andrew Kahn

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    In A Hero of Our Time, the first great Russian novel, a young officer, passionate and world-weary, is posted to the Caucasus and becomes involved in a series of adventures. A dazzlingly original work of fiction, the novel is newly translated together with Pushkin's travel narrative, A Journey to Arzrum, with introduction and notes. more...

  • After Lermontovby Mikhail Lermontov; Peter France; Robyn Marsack

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 9.45

    Mikhail Lermontov (1814-41) is best known in the West today as the author of the novel A Hero of Our Time. But at the time of his death, aged only 26, he was widely regarded as Russia's greatest living poet. He achieved almost instant fame in 1837 with On the Death of a Poet', his tribute to Pushkin - whose death in a duel foreshadowed Lermontov's... more...

  • A Hero of Our Timeby Mikhail Lermontov; J. H. Wisdom; Marr Murray

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    "Of lasting appeal to readers of all countries and centuries."?Vladimir Nabokov Russian literature's first major prose novel, this gripping work was a primary influence on Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and other great nineteenth-century writers. Mikhail Lermontov, "the poet of the Caucasus," drew upon his personal Byronic exploits to create these tales of... more...

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