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A white sail gleams

Valentin Petrovich Kataev

A white sail gleams

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Published by Progress Publishers in Moscow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementValentin Katayev.
SeriesProgress Soviet Authors Library
The Physical Object
Pagination279p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18465758M

Some critics have noted the influence of John Dos Passos in this work. During the s and s Kataev edited the magazine Youth Yunostpublishing some of the most promising literary talent of the young generation, including Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Bella Akhmadulina. Reflect, Kataich as he called me when he was in a good moodon what it means to be a writer in the Land of Soviets. Takes up space Q: What is your favourite word? Then they all vanished together, nor did one of them [] appear again, though I sat long and watched.

Airport transfer service, 24 hour front desk assistance and shopping service are offered at the accommodation. The military was brought in, leading to a bloodbath. Arsene Wenger Q: What quality do you most admire in a person? Q: What has life taught you? Lard Q: What are you afraid of? And I told him all the tale in due order.

But not even from thence could I lead my men unscathed. One of my favourite! Then do not thou thereafter refuse the couch of the goddess, that she may set free thy comrades, and give entertainment to thee. Of the authors writing in Russian, only Nabokov could be considered a worthy rival in his ability to convey with almost cinematic precision the images of visually perceived reality.


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Singapore Q: What is the best advice anyone has ever given you? Yet these beasts did not rush upon my men, [] but pranced about them fawningly, wagging their long tails.

American poetry just was so completely different from modern British poetry then. Q: What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?

Q: What book A white sail gleams book you wish you had written? The Collected Works by V. Q: What has life taught you? And I will tell thee all. Q: What would you most like to change about yourself?

As I studied the maps and directory, I felt that I might be tracing a small tributary of the pogrom out of Odessa.

Across the road is the Kulokovo Field. And art thou come to release them? Keep a notebook. Keep notes of odd things you hear and see. She abides by Jill Paton Walsh's useful maxim that the historical novelist may employ the "not known to be true" but not the "known not to be true". The book ends with the two boys helping to save the sailor who, at the beginning of the book, escapes from the battleship Potemkin.

Then do not thou thereafter refuse the couch of the goddess, that she may set free thy comrades, and give entertainment to thee.

Michael Rosen

But not even from thence could I lead my men unscathed. Sayenko and Zagirov venture to a Kazakh settlement, where they get drunk and eventually fight. The children were unlike the usual story-book children: they fought and argued; their widowed mother had big money troubles; they were bookish A white sail gleams book imaginative.Valentin Katayev, Soviet A white sail gleams book and playwright whose lighthearted, satirical treatment of postrevolutionary social conditions rose above the generally uninspired official Soviet style.

Katayev, whose father was a schoolteacher in Odessa, started writing and publishing his poetry at an early age.

Q: What was your favourite book as a child? When I was very young it was ‘The Merry Pranks of Til Eulenspiegel’.

When I was a bit older I liked ‘Emil and the Detectives’ and a Russian book called ‘A Lonely White Sail’ or ‘A White Sail Gleams’. Q: What book do you wish you had written? ‘A White Sail Gleams’ by Valentin Kataev.

Jun 27,  · Just then the artist picked up a drop of white on a thin brush, and in the very middle of the canvas, in the lacquered blue of the sea he had just painted, he put a small bulging comma.’ Illustration for A white sail gleams by Rakutin. The book immersed me in a young boy’s ordinary middle-class life in Odessa the year my grandparents left.Books for Children.

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