fiction short stories reflective medium-paced

312 pages | first published 2019


The first English-language collection of a contemporary Russian master of the short story.Maxim Osipov, who lives and practices medicine in a town ninety miles outside Moscow, is one of Russia's best-regarded writers. In the tradition of Anton Che...
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challenging 100%
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mysterious 50%
reflective 50%
sad 50%
tense 50%


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