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- Titletown Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 14.95
Christmas is eagerly awaited by Lulu, a young girl living in a small Wisconsin town during the Great Depression. Anticipation is transformed into anxiety when Daddy loses his job, doubts about Santa flicker, and that Shirley Temple doll seems further away than ever. Mama reveals her own brutal Christmas as an orphan, adding new worries. But it's... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Here are attempts at human connection, both depraved and sublime, and the grinding struggle to survive against the crushing realities of the Soviet system: in Among Friends , a doting mother commits an atrocious act against her beloved son in an attempt to secure his future; The Time: Night examines the suicide of the great Russian poetess Anna... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
The masterly novellas that established Ludmilla Petrushevskaya as one of the greatest living Russian writers?including a new translation of the modern classic The Time Is Night ?Love them, they?ll torture you; don?t love them, they?ll leave you anyway.? After her work was suppressed for many years, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya won wide recognition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
Betrayal in all its forms has been and is an ever present reality in every area of life--politics, business, and human relationships to name a few. Recent publications have chronicled the unethical actions of mental health and other human service professionals, yet the psychology of betrayal has received little public interest and attention. This book... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
This book is the first interdisciplinary treatment of the mythic image of the Decembrists, a group of Russian noble officers who attempted, but failed, to overthrow the tsarist government in 1825. By exploring Russian literature, history, film and opera this book shows how the Decembrist myth evolved over time depending on political agendas. Though... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
A woman finds herself filling a pit in the forest in the middle of the night; a family lock each other in their bedrooms to battle a strange plague; a wizard punishes two beautiful ballerinas by turning them into one hugely fat circus performer; a colonel is warned not to lift the veil from his dead wife's face; and a distraught father brings... more...
- Behler Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 14.95
A Gypsy woman's search for healing leads to a passionate affair with a New York doctor in the 1880s. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
In these dark, dreamlike love stories with a twist, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya tells of strange encounters in claustrophobic communal apartments, ill-fated holiday romances, office trysts, schoolgirl crushes, tentative courtships, rampant infidelity, tender devotion and terrifying madness. By turns sly and sweet, earthy and sublime, these fables of flawed... more...