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Petrushevskaya Ludmilla

There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor`s Baby

There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor`s Baby Genre: fantasy horrors
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The literary event of Halloween: a book of otherworldly power from Russia `s preeminent contemporary fiction writer

Vanishings and aparitions, nightmares and twists of fate, mysterious ailments and supernatural interventions haunt these stories by the Russian master Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, heir to the spellbinding tradition of Gogol and Poe. Blending the miraculous with the macabre, and leavened by a mischievous gallows humor, these bewitching tales are like nothing being written in Russia or anywhere else in the world today.

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  1. Ludmilla Petrushevskaya There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor ’s Baby
  2. Introduction
  3. Songs of the Eastern Slavs
  4. The Arm
  5. Revenge
  6. Incident at Sokolniki
  7. A Mother ’s Farewell
  8. Allegories
  9. Hygiene
  10. A New Soul
  11. The New Robinson Crusoes
  12. The Miracle
  13. Requiems
  14. The God Poseidon
  15. My Love
  16. The Fountain House
  17. The Shadow Life
  18. Two Kingdoms
  19. There ’s Someone in the House
  20. Fairy Tales
  21. The Father
  22. The Cabbage-patch Mother
  23. Marilena ’s Secret
  24. The Old Monk ’s Testament
  25. The Black Coat
  26. LUDMILLA PETRUSHEVSKAYA
  27. KEITH GESSEN
  28. ANNA SUMMERS


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