By Eugenia Kononenko
He is younger, clever, good trained, with patriotic sentiments. yet yes misunderstandings oblige him to escape from Ukraine. For a few cause, every little thing in his existence builds as much as a undeniable Russian situation. with the intention to what quantity should still one burden Ukrainians with the end result of this Russian tale? discovering himself involuntarily pointed out with Pushkin's Eugene Onegin, the hero of the radical, Eugene Samarsky, turns into a 'superfluous guy' in Ukraine.
The novel by way of Eugenia Kononenko offers with love and the hunt for one’s personal id, with the vaguely remembered situations rendering lifestyles nonsensical in Ukraine over the last years of the empire and the early years of independence. It considers the potential for a mid-Atlantic assembly in contemporary globalised world.
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A Russian Story: (English edition) by Eugenia Kononenko