The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories


The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories
Name The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories
Author Nina Berberova
Description The greatest collection by one of the great Russian writers is now back in print. First published in Europe in the 1930s and '40s, these searing, evocative stories by the late emigre writer Nina Berberova (1901-1993) are portraits of the lives of Russian exiles in Paris on the eve of World War II. The protagonists range from housekeepers and waiters to shabby-genteel aristocrats and intellectualsbut all are united in a haunting displacement from their pasts, and all share a troubling uncertainty about the future.
Publisher New Directions
Language Not Available
Rating 3.9
ISBN 0811214737
Total Pages 308
Published Year 2001
Published Month 17
Published Day 6
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