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Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin

Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


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Number of Pages322
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Open LibraryOL7424124M
ISBN 100374517525
ISBN 109780374517526
OCLC/WorldCa233525137


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His novel, The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin, did not clear the Soviet censorship bar in but circulated underground and was published in Europe four years later. He was questioned repeatedly by the K.G.B. He left the country in and joined faculty of the Institute of Fine Arts in Munich.5/5(2).

The first Chonkin book breathed new life into Russian literature's "Ivan the Fool" archetype and vaulted Voinovich to international fame and celebrated dissident exile.

From Germany he continued the series with Pretender to the Throne (), which follows a trail of denunciations and intrigue around Chonkin all the way to Lavrenty Beria and.

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Private Chonkin is another simple peasant Ivan with red ears, but he's a real shlub (derivation Slavic), his career epitomized in one of the first utterances he provokes: ""this is no. Vladimir Voinovich’s novel The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin and its sequel, Pretender to the Throne, are caustic satires of Soviet-Russian society which lampoon the.

The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin is often considered Voinovich's best work. He takes the familiar Russian character of Ivan the Fool and recasts him as Ivan Chonkin, a soldier in the Soviet Army at the advent of World War II.4/5(10).

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A book providing a satirical view at the Soviet state during Stalin's reign, by Vladimir Nikolaevich n (and read) in Russian. Briefly into the book. Ivan Chonkin, Private in the Red army, isn't a hero and never intended to be fact, he's a total arch-hero; a simple-minded Russian guy, a peasant's son, not very bright nor pretty.

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