Evgenij Vodolazkin: «Ich spüre in Russland eine neue Energie»
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Evgenij Vodolazkin: «Ich spüre in Russland eine neue Energie»

Администрация - 22.03.2016

Am Sonntag war der russische Schriftsteller Evgenij Vodolazkin zu Gast in der Berliner Galerie Quadrat. Der Autor stellte seinen neuen Roman vor und erzählte, warum er an…

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Laurus

Администрация - 15.03.2016

And the knowledge of names,” Socrates explains to Hermogenes in the Cratylus, “is a great part of knowledge.” An important concomitant of Cratylus’s naturalist account of naming…

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Eugene Vodolazkin and our Spiritual Void

Администрация - 20.02.2016

Though Nabokov had high admiration for Andrei Bely’s arid symbolist novel Petersburg, and others have heaped accolades on Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, it seems safe to…

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Feeling Like a Fool

Администрация - 17.02.2016

No one wants to feel like a fool. When it happens, our faces flush, we turn our eyes away (usually towards the ground). We usually want to…

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Evgheni Vodolazkin -«Laur»

Администрация - 24.01.2016

Este un roman bine scris, cu un personaj principal (cu numele lui final de Laur) carismatic, cu o devenire supra-umană interesantă ca parcurs iniţiatic, cu umor bun…

The Russian Soul: Janet Fitch on Eugene Vodolazkin
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The Russian Soul: Janet Fitch on Eugene Vodolazkin

Администрация - 11.01.2016

IT’S HARD TO WRITE saintly characters. Alyosha in The Brothers Karamazov is the least interesting of the brothers. Everybody reads the Inferno, but how many make it…

‘Laurus’, by Eugene Vodolazkin
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‘Laurus’, by Eugene Vodolazkin

Администрация - 08.01.2016

Laurus, the second novel by Russian writer Eugene Vodolazkin, has a vivid sense of time and place, as you might expect from an author who is also…

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The Modern Novel: Laurus

Администрация - 20.12.2015

The latest addition to my website is Eugene Vodolazkin‘s Лавр (Laurus), a superb Russian novel telling the story of a fifteenth century healer, mystic and quasi-saint. Arseny,…