The Stalin epigram

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The Stalin Epigram is a masterful rendering of the life of Osip Mandelstam, one of Russia's greatest poets of the twentieth century. His heroic protest against the Stalin regime-particularly his outspoken criticism of the collectivization that drove millions of Russian peasants to starvation-finally reached its apex in 1934. When he composed a searing indictment of Stalin in a sixteen-line poem, secretly passed from person to person through recitation, the poet was arrested. It is widely accepted that Stalin himself was directly involved in Mandelstam's exile and his death in a Siberian transit camp in 1938.A master of historical detail and cultural authenticity, bestselling author Robert Littell based this novel in part on a memorable, intimate meeting with Mandelstam's wife in 1979. Narrated by Mandelstam's wife, his friends Boris Pasternak and Anna Akhmatova, and Mandelstam himself, this lucid account of the relationships between the artists, politicians, and proletariat of Stalinist Russia is an astounding moment in history brought to life by a perceptive, immensely talented writer.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Biographical fiction, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Literary, Intellectuals -- Soviet Union -- Fiction, Mandelʹshtam, Osip, -- 1891-1938 -- Fiction, Poets, Russian -- Fiction, Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936 -- Fiction
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title The Stalin epigram
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title_full The Stalin epigram [electronic resource] / Robert Littell, The Stalin epigram [sound recording] / Robert Littell
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topic Audiobooks, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Literary, Intellectuals Soviet Union Fiction, Mandelʹshtam, Osip, 1891-1938 Fiction, Poets, Russian Fiction, Soviet Union Politics and government 1917-1936 Fiction
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