The Spectre Of Alexander Wolf by Gaito Gazdanov

The novel is a haunting exploration of fate, guilt, and identity, centered around a Russian émigré living in Paris who stumbles upon a short story that recounts a murder he committed during the Russian Civil War. This discovery propels him on a quest to find the author, who seems to know the true details of the incident, leading to an obsession with the mysterious writer and the specter of a man he believed he had killed. As the protagonist delves deeper into the enigma, the boundaries between his own life and the story begin to blur, culminating in a confrontation with the elusive Alexander Wolf and a profound reckoning with his past.

The 3772nd greatest book of all time


Published
1947
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Russian

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