(Pdf New) [Mud and Stars] author Sara Wheeler

  • Paperback
  • 304
  • Mud and Stars
  • Sara Wheeler
  • en
  • 12 July 2020
  • 9780224098021

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SUMMARY Mud and Stars ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub With the writers of the Golden Age as her guides Pushkin Tolstoy Gogol and Turgenev among others Sara Wheeler searches for a Russia not in the news traveling from rinsed northwestern beet fields and the Far Eastern Arctic tundra to the cauldron of nation­alities religions and languages in the Caucasus Bypassing major cities as much as possible she goes instead to the places associated with the country’s literary masters With her we see the fabled Trigorskoye ?. Ok for a first go at Russian literature Nothing especially insightful if you ve read the works andor other commentary If you do read it and want on Pushkin ie a wry modern take on Pushkin worship in the Soviet era look for Pushkin Hills by Dovlatov Marsha Mellow and Me possible she goes instead to the Teaching for Joy and Justice places associated with the country’s literary masters With her we see the fabled Trigorskoye ?. Ok for a first go at Russian literature Nothing especially insightful if you ve read the works andor other commentary If you do read it and want on Pushkin ie a wry modern take on Pushkin worship in the Soviet era look for Pushkin Hills by Dovlatov

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SUMMARY Mud and Stars ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Local guides boards with families in modest homestays eats roe and pelmeni and cabbage soup invokes recipes from Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking learns the language and observes the pattern of outcry and silence that characterizes life under Vladimir Putin Illustrated with both historical images and contemporary snapshots of the peo­ple and places that shaped her journey Mud and Stars gives us timely witty and deeply personal insights into Russia then and n. I really liked the idea of this book in which the author follows in the footsteps of great Russian authors and while this did happen Sara Wheeler s own battles with the Russian language and attempts at cooking the food distract from this She does go into great descriptions of the authors their lives and impact they had and she visits places where they lived or travelled I really enjoyed this aspect of the book The other experiences were amusing and interesting but didn t add to the book for me ueer Theory and Brokeback Mountain peo­ple and The Truth Against the World places that shaped her journey Mud and Stars gives us timely witty and deeply Making Him Sweat Taking Him Down personal insights into Russia then and n. I really liked the idea of this book in which the author follows in the footsteps of great Russian authors and while this did happen Sara Wheeler s own battles with the Russian language and attempts at cooking the food distract from this She does go into great descriptions of the authors their lives and impact they had and she visits Judaism As a Civilization Toward a Reconstruction of American Jewish Life places where they lived or travelled I really enjoyed this aspect of the book The other experiences were amusing and interesting but didn t add to the book for me

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SUMMARY Mud and Stars ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ??three hills” estate that Pushkin freuented during his exile now preserved in his honor We look for Dostoevsky along the waters of Lake Ilmen site of the only house the restless writer ever owned We pay tribute to the single stone that remains of Tol­stoy’s birthplace Wheeler weaves these writers’ lives and works around their historical homes giving us rich portraits of the many diverse Russias from which these writers spoke As she travels Wheeler follows. I love so many of the authors that Wheeler followed and I enjoyed seeing where they lived hearing their lives and the way she connected them That was beautiful Some of the travelogue parts were less interesting thought it was fascinating to see the run up to the Sochi Olympics through her eyes Falconis Tractor preserved in his honor We look for Dostoevsky along the waters of Lake Ilmen site of the only house the restless writer ever owned We Paisaje de Otoño pay tribute to the single stone that remains of Tol­stoy’s birthplace Wheeler weaves these writers’ lives and works around their historical homes giving us rich Eksyneen muistikirja portraits of the many diverse Russias from which these writers spoke As she travels Wheeler follows. I love so many of the authors that Wheeler followed and I enjoyed seeing where they lived hearing their lives and the way she connected them That was beautiful Some of the travelogue Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn parts were less interesting thought it was fascinating to see the run up to the Sochi Olympics through her eyes