The Clay Machine-gun by Victor Pelevin

"The Clay Machine-gun" is a surreal and complex novel that explores the nature of reality and illusion. The story is set in post-Soviet Russia and follows a protagonist who has multiple identities, including a poet in 19th-century Russia, a 20th-century psychiatric patient, and a 21st-century advertising executive. The narrative moves between these identities and realities, blurring the lines between them and creating a layered and philosophical exploration of Russian society, identity, and the human psyche.

The 2274th greatest book of all time


Published
1996
Nationality
Russian
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Russian

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