There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister's Husband, And He Hanged Himself: Love Stories (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2013-01-31 Pages: 192 Language: English Publisher: Penguin PressClassics 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 love blend black humour and macabre spectacle with transformative moments of grace.

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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 love blend black humour and macabre spectacle with transformative moments of grace.

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One of Russia's best living writers ... her tales inhabit a borderline between this world and the next ( The New York Times)

Petrushevskaya proves that the literary tradition that produced Dostoyevsky, Gogol and Babel is alive and well ( The Daily Beast)

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