The Resource Midnight in the century, Victor Serge ; translated from the French and with an introduction by Richard Greeman

Midnight in the century, Victor Serge ; translated from the French and with an introduction by Richard Greeman

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Midnight in the century
Title
Midnight in the century
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Victor Serge ; translated from the French and with an introduction by Richard Greeman
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"In 1933, Victor Serge was arrested by Stalin's police, interrogated, and held in solitary confinement for more than eighty days. Released, he spent two years in exile in remote Orenburg. These experiences were the inspiration for Midnight in the Century, Serge's searching novel about revolutionaries living in the shadow of Stalin's betrayal of the revolution. Among the exiles--true believers in a cause that no longer exists--gathered in the town of Chenor, or Black Waters, are the granite-faced old Bolshevik Ryzhik, stoic yet gentle Varvara, and Rodion, a young, self-educated worker who is trying to make sense of the world and history. They struggle in the unlikely company of Russian Orthodox Old Believers who are also suffering for their faith. Against unbelievable odds, the young Rodion will escape captivity and find a new life in the wild. Surviving the dark winter night of the soul, he rediscovers the only real, and most radical, form of resistance: hope"--
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1890-1947
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Serge, Victor
Dewey number
843/.912
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Greeman, Richard
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
Label
Midnight in the century, Victor Serge ; translated from the French and with an introduction by Richard Greeman
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9781590177709
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014013726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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  • 825779
  • (OCoLC)873984999
  • 819508
  • (OCoLC)ocn873984999
  • 819508
  • 825779
  • 825779
Label
Midnight in the century, Victor Serge ; translated from the French and with an introduction by Richard Greeman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9781590177709
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014013726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 825779
  • (OCoLC)873984999
  • 819508
  • (OCoLC)ocn873984999
  • 819508
  • 825779
  • 825779

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