The Town Of N by Leonid Dobychin

The book is a modernist Russian novel that provides a vivid portrayal of provincial life in the early 20th century through the eyes of a young boy. The narrative is a mosaic of fragmented episodes and character sketches, capturing the peculiarities, hypocrisies, and small joys of the inhabitants of a typical Russian town. The protagonist's observations and experiences reflect the social changes and unrest of the period, offering a subtle critique of the era's norms and the impact of historical forces on everyday life. The novel's experimental style and disjointed structure mirror the confusion and transformation of a society on the brink of revolution.

The 3661st greatest book of all time


Published
1935
Nationality
Russian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Russian

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