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Babylon

Victor Pelevin

Babylon by Victor Pelevin confirms his reputation as the funniest and sharpest observer of the chaos and absurdity of post-Soviet Russian life.

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£9.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571205561
Date Published
19.02.2001
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Summary

As a poet, Tartarsky is a failure. As a copywriter for one of Moscow’s biggest advertising firms he makes $2,000 in ten minutes – and that’s before the cocaine kicks in. But as Tartarsky speeds through a surreal world of PR mercenaries, back-door deals and Zen Buddhism, he begins to suspect the disturbing truth behind it all – as suggested to him by the disembodied voice of Che Guevara. Babylon confirms Victor Pelevin’s reputation as the funniest and sharpest observer of the chaos and absurdity of post-Soviet Russian life.

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Born in 1962 in Moscow, Victor Pelevin has swiftly been recognised as the leading Russian novelist of the new generation. Before studying at Moscow’s Gorky Institute of Literature, he worked in a number of jobs, including as an engineer on a project to protect MiG fighter planes from insect interference in tropical conditions. One of the few novelists today who…

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