The Big Green Tent

Ludmila Ulitskaya

Verlag: FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX Nov 2015, 2015
ISBN 10: 0374166676 / ISBN 13: 9780374166670
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Críticas: Praise for Ludmila Ulitskaya

"One of the most important living Russian writers." --Gary Shteyngart, author of "Super Sad True Love Story

""Ludmila Ulitskaya arrives here not just as a shrewd novelist, but as a wise and evocative artist."" --The Philadelphia Inquirer"

"For Western readers, the novel's sparkling imagery makes real the drab and dangerous Soviet era, with its scarcities and constant presence of the KGB. The characters are drawn with humor and melancholy yet endowed with hope and a love of literature. A great introduction for readers new to Ulitskaya." --"Library Journal" (starred review)
"Compelling, addictive reading." --Masha Gessen, "The New Yorker"
Praise for Ludmila Ulitskaya
"One of the most important living Russian writers." --Gary Shteyngart, author of "Super Sad True Love Story
""Ludmila Ulitskaya arrives here not just as a shrewd novelist, but as a wise and evocative artist."" --The Philadelphia Inquirer"

Praise for Ludmila Ulitskaya

One of the most important living Russian writers.--Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story on Ludmila Ulitskaya

Ambitious and absorbing, "The Big Green Tent" carries its readers into the lost world of Soviet dissidents, and its hold is unwavering. This is a daring and moral work, but it is also, above all, a great story.--Peter Finn, coauthor of The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle over a Forbidden Book

A voice of moral authority for differently minded Russians, and one of Russia s most famous writers . . . ["The Big Green Tent" is] compelling, addictive reading. "Masha Gessen, The New Yorker"

Ambitious and absorbing, "The Big Green Tent" carries its readers into the lost world of Soviet dissidents, and its hold is unwavering. This is a daring and moral work, but it is also, above all, a great story. Peter Finn, coauthor of The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle over a Forbidden Book

A sweeping novel of life in the Cold War Soviet Union, with plenty between the lines about life in Putin s Russia today . . . The greatest tragedy of Ulitskaya s story is that it comes to an end. Worthy of shelving alongside "Doctor Zhivago" memorable and moving. "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"

For Western readers, the novel's sparkling imagery makes real the drab and dangerous Soviet era, with its scarcities and constant presence of the KGB. The characters are drawn with humor and melancholy yet endowed with hope and a love of literature. A great introduction for readers new to Ulitskaya. "Library Journal (starred review)"

One of the most important living Russian writers. Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story on Ludmila Ulitskaya

Ludmila Ulitskaya arrives here not just as a shrewd novelist, but as a wise and evocative artist. "The Philadelphia Inquirer on Ludmila Ulitskaya""

Named a must-read book by "New York" magazine, "Travel+Leisure," "Flavorwire," and "Bustle"
Among the 10 Best Fiction Books of 2015, "The Christian Science Monitor"

Among the Best Historical Fiction and Best Fiction in Translation of 2015, "Kirkus Reviews"

Long-listed for the 2016 Best Translated Book Award in Fiction

"Ludmila Ulitskaya's latest novel, "The Big Green Tent," is as grand, solid and impressively all-encompassing as the title implies . . . Ulitskaya's readers will find it hard not to imagine themselves in her characters' place, to ponder what choices we'd make in similar situations. 'Conscience militates against survival, ' one of the characters remarks. You can't help wondering which you would choose." Lara Vapnyar, "The New York Time Book Review"

""The Big Green Tent," for all its grand ambition, manages an intimacy that can leave a reader reeling . . . a masterpiece." Colin Dwyer, "NPR"

"This may be the Big Book of the year." "The Millions"

""The Big Green Tent" is like the sharp-tongued gossip that flowed in many a crowded kitchen enlivened by dangerous undercurrents, and never boring . . . you don t have to be a compatriot to admire Ulitskaya s honesty and straight-faced irony, or her uncanny ability to marshal endless digressions and intentional stumbles into a gripping tale." Leonid Bershidsky, "The Atlantic "

"A voice of moral authority for differently minded Russians, and one of Russia s most famous writers . . . ["The Big Green Tent" is] compelling, addictive reading." Masha Gessen, " The New Yorker"

"One of Russia s most-read (and increasingly denounced) novelists writes page-turners that just happen to be monumentally important . . . like that other plot-forward dissident, Nobel winner Boris Pasternak, Ulitskaya puts characters first and politics second. According to the oddsmakers, she might follow him to Stockholm one day." Boris Kachka, "New York" magazine

"Ludmila Ulitskaya's latest translated novel, "The Big Green Tent," is a compelling testimony to the stifling atmosphere of stagnation-era Russia and a warning, according to the author, to those Russians who feel nostalgic about the Soviet past . . . Ulitskaya avoids the kind of psychologizing that is a trademark of Russian novel, but she masterfully renders psychology through the language of the body, sensory experience and the shifting voice of the narrator." "The Chicago Tribune"

"With both intimacy and cosmic scope, Russian novelist Ludmila Ulitskaya weaves an engaging tale of a group of cold war-era Soviet friends . . . Ulitskaya s easy-going manner and sense of humor are attractive and it doesn t take long to trust she knows what she s doing . . . The translation, by Polly Gannon, is light and lively, wonderfully devoid of accent or awkwardnesses." "The Christian Science Monitor"

"A very interesting read as Ulitskaya covers with breathless gusto a period of Russian history unfamiliar to most American readers . . . You ll laugh, you ll cry, you ll occasionally want to throw the book across the room in frustration but you ll keep reading." Daniel Kalder, "The Dallas Morning News"

"Often it is achievement enough for a writer to depict a vast array of characters with insight and great sensitivity for each; Ulitskaya does this and more . . . It is undeniable that with this novel Ulitskaya has pulled off a multipronged feat." Kim Hedges, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

"As the book leaps effortlessly from year to year, character to character, it ingeniously tells the story of a generation that is at the same time in love with and at war with its homeland . . . A delight to read." "The Harvard Crimson"

"The huge cast allows Ulitskaya to lead the reader on delightful tours of all those late Soviet phenomena most fetishized in hindsight: samizdat, underground dissidence, and steamy kitchen conversations about jazz, politics, and forbidden literature." "Public Books"

"[One of] Fall s most promising new books . . . Ludmila Ulitskaya s ambitious, newly translated Russian novel, tracks the lives of three young Muscovites from the death of Stalin to the fall of the Iron Curtain." "Travel+Leisure"

"One of the year s best works of straightforward realism . . . an attempt to reawaken a dissident past." "Flavorwire"

"Ludmila Ulitskaya s evocative book "The Big Green Tent," set in Moscow after Stalin s death, has just appeared in Polly Gannon s elegant English translation. It is Ulitskaya s sixth novel translated into English and as readable as ever." "Russia Beyond the Headlines"

"The popular Russian novelist takes a cue from the greats here, crafting a sweeping novel that s traditional in structure and scope but modern in humor and relevance." "Bustle"

"Ambitious and absorbing, "The Big Green Tent" carries its readers into the lost world of Soviet dissidents, and its hold is unwavering. This is a daring and moral work, but it is also, above all, a great story." Peter Finn, coauthor of "The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle over a Forbidden Book"

"A sweeping novel of life in the Cold War Soviet Union, with plenty between the lines about life in Putin s Russia today . . . The greatest tragedy of Ulitskaya s story is that it comes to an end. Worthy of shelving alongside"Doctor Zhivago" memorable and moving." "Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)

"For Western readers, the novel's sparkling imagery makes real the drab and dangerous Soviet era, with its scarcities and constant presence of the KGB. The characters are drawn with humor and melancholy yet endowed with hope and a love of literature. A great introduction for readers new to Ulitskaya." "Library Journal "(starred review)

"[Ulitskaya is a] consummate storyteller . . . She can create characters with the best of them." "The Buffalo News"

"One of the most important living Russian writers." Gary Shteyngart, author of" Super Sad True Love Story" on Ludmila Ulitskaya

"Ludmila Ulitskaya arrives here not just as a shrewd novelist, but as a wise and evocative artist." "The Philadelphia Inquirer "on Ludmila Ulitskaya"

Named a must-read book by New York magazine, Travel+Leisure, Flavorwire, and Bustle

Among the 10 Best Fiction Books of 2015, The Christian Science Monitor

Among the Best Historical Fiction and Best Fiction in Translation of 2015, Kirkus Reviews

Long-listed for the 2016 Best Translated Book Award in Fiction

"Ludmila Ulitskaya's latest novel, The Big Green Tent, is as grand, solid and impressively all-encompassing as the title implies . . . Ulitskaya's readers will find it hard not to imagine themselves in her characters' place, to ponder what choices we'd make in similar situations. 'Conscience militates against survival, ' one of the characters remarks. You can't help wondering which you would choose." Lara Vapnyar, The New York Times Book Review

"The Big Green Tent, for all its grand ambition, manages an intimacy that can leave a reader reeling . . . a masterpiece." Colin Dwyer, NPR

"This may be the Big Book of the year." The Millions

"The Big Green Tent is like the sharp-tongued gossip that flowed in many a crowded kitchen enlivened by dangerous undercurrents, and never boring . . . you don t have to be a compatriot to admire Ulitskaya s honesty and straight-faced irony, or her uncanny ability to marshal endless digressions and intentional stumbles into a gripping tale." Leonid Bershidsky, The Atlantic

"A voice of moral authority for differently minded Russians, and one of Russia s most famous writers . . . [The Big Green Tent is] compelling, addictive reading." Masha Gessen, The New Yorker

"One of Russia s most-read (and increasingly denounced) novelists writes page-turners that just happen to be monumentally important . . . like that other plot-forward dissident, Nobel winner Boris Pasternak, Ulitskaya puts characters first and politics second. According to the oddsmakers, she might follow him to Stockholm one day." Boris Kachka, New York magazine

"The Big Green Tent has a job to do, and as it turns out, Ulitskaya is the only author who can do it properly . . . She is intrepid, prolific, and charmed . . . At a recent PEN club meeting in New York, Ulitskaya worried aloud that the atmosphere of the Brezhnev era is returning in Putin's Russia. If this is the case, then the time machine of The Big Green Tent will provide not only the interesting dirt that Ulitskaya carefully collects, but also an essential source of oxygen." Beth Holmgren, Women's Review of Books

"Ludmila Ulitskaya's latest translated novel, The Big Green Tent, is a compelling testimony to the stifling atmosphere of stagnation-era Russia and a warning, according to the author, to those Russians who feel nostalgic about the Soviet past . . . Ulitskaya avoids the kind of psychologizing that is a trademark of Russian novel, but she masterfully renders psychology through the language of the body, sensory experience and the shifting voice of the narrator." The Chicago Tribune

"With both intimacy and cosmic scope, Russian novelist Ludmila Ulitskaya weaves an engaging tale of a group of cold war-era Soviet friends . . . Ulitskaya s easy-going manner and sense of humor are attractive and it doesn t take long to trust she knows what she s doing . . . The translation, by Polly Gannon, is light and lively, wonderfully devoid of accent or awkwardnesses." The Christian Science Monitor

"A very interesting read as Ulitskaya covers with breathless gusto a period of Russian history unfamiliar to most American readers . . . You ll laugh, you ll cry, you ll occasionally want to throw the book across the room in frustration but you ll keep reading." Daniel Kalder, The Dallas Morning News

"Often it is achievement enough for a writer to depict a vast array of characters with insight and great sensitivity for each; Ulitskaya does this and more . . . It is undeniable that with this novel Ulitskaya has pulled off a multipronged feat." Kim Hedges, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

"As the book leaps effortlessly from year to year, character to character, it ingeniously tells the story of a generation that is at the same time in love with and at war with its homeland . . . A delight to read." The Harvard Crimson

"The huge cast allows Ulitskaya to lead the reader on delightful tours of all those late Soviet phenomena most fetishized in hindsight: samizdat, underground dissidence, and steamy kitchen conversations about jazz, politics, and forbidden literature." Public Books

"[One of] Fall s most promising new books . . . Ludmila Ulitskaya s ambitious, newly translated Russian novel, tracks the lives of three young Muscovites from the death of Stalin to the fall of the Iron Curtain." Travel+Leisure

"One of the year s best works of straightforward realism . . . an attempt to reawaken a dissident past." Flavorwire

"Ludmila Ulitskaya s evocative book The Big Green Tent, set in Moscow after Stalin s death, has just appeared in Polly Gannon s elegant English translation. It is Ulitskaya s sixth novel translated into English and as readable as ever." Russia Beyond the Headlines

"The popular Russian novelist takes a cue from the greats here, crafting a sweeping novel that s traditional in structure and scope but modern in humor and relevance." Bustle

"Ambitious and absorbing, The Big Green Tent carries its readers into the lost world of Soviet dissidents, and its hold is unwavering. This is a daring and moral work, but it is also, above all, a great story." Peter Finn, coauthor of The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle over a Forbidden Book

"A sweeping novel of life in the Cold War Soviet Union, with plenty between the lines about life in Putin s Russia today . . . The greatest tragedy of Ulitskaya s story is that it comes to an end. Worthy of shelving alongsideDoctor Zhivago memorable and moving." Kirkus Reviews (starred review)...

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Titel: The Big Green Tent
Verlag: FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX Nov 2015
Erscheinungsdatum: 2015
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