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Vasily Grossman
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Vasily Grossman (1905-1964) came to be regarded as a hero of the Second World War. Life and Fate, his novel about the siege of Stalingrad, was written in 1960 but was declared a threat to the Soviet government and was
confiscated by the KGB. Twenty years later it was smuggled out of the Soviet Union on microfilm and published to wide acclaim in the West.

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A Writer at War
A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945
Written by Vasily Grossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $17.95

Edited and translated from the Russian by Antony Beevor and Luba Vinogradova A Writer at War is a masterpiece of the Second World War, never before published in English, from one of the great Russian writers of the 20th century—a vivid eyewitness account of the Eastern Front and “the ruthless truth... Read more >
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A Writer at War
A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945
Written by Vasily Grossman


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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