A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army, 1941-1945 (Vasily Grossman) lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: The Harvill Press, 2005, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps; List of sources; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Glossary;
From the cover: Vasily Grossmans masterpiece Life and Fate is rated by many as the greatest Russian novel of the twentieth century. Among its admirers is Antony Beevor, the bestselling author of Stalingrad and Berlin. A Writer at War is based on the notebooks in which Grossman gathered his raw material. It depicts as never before the crushing conditions on the Eastern Front and the lives and deaths of infantrymen, tank drivers, pilots, snipers and civilians alike.
Deemed unfit for service when the Germans invaded in 1941, Grossma…
Introduction by: Antony Beevor & Luba Vinogradova
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Leans slightly. Previous owners’ name to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXI] 378 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.