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Mikhail Lermontov

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A Hero of Our Time

Written by Mikhail Lermontov
Translated by Marian Schwartz
Introduction by Gary Shteyngart


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 13, 2004
Price: $14.00

A Hero of Our Time, the first major prose novel in Russian literature, is a mosaic of narrators and tales featuring the Byronic young officer Pechorin. Set in the rugged Caucasus, Lermontov's dazzling psychological novel follows the wealthy and cynical Pechorin as he gallops from one adventure to the next--through an... Read more >
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A Hero of Our Time
Foreword by Vladimir Nabokov, Translation by Vladimir Nabokov and Dmitri Nabokov
Written by Mikhail Lermontov
Translated by Vladimir Nabokov and Dmitri Nabokov
Foreword by Vladimir Nabokov


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: June 30, 1992
Price: $20.00

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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

A Hero of Our Time

Written by Mikhail Lermontov
Translated by Marian Schwartz
Introduction by Gary Shteyngart


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $9.99

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