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Red Cavalry

(2003)
A collection of stories by

 
"Amazing not only as literature but as biography." - Richard Bernstein, The New York Times

One of the great masterpieces of Russian literature, the Red Cavalry cycle retains today the shocking freshness that made Babel's reputation when the stories were first published in the 1920s. Using his own experiences as a journalist and propagandist with the Red Army during the war against Poland, Babel brings to life an astonishing cast of characters from the exuberant, violent era of early Soviet history: commissars and colonels, Cossacks and peasants, and among them the bespectacled, Jewish writer/intellectual, observing it all and trying to establish his role in the new Russia.

Drawn from the acclaimed, award-winning Complete Works of Isaac Babel, this volume includes all of the Red Cavalry cycle; Babel's 1920 diary, from which the material for the fiction was drawn; and his preliminary sketches for the stories - the whole constituting a fascinating picture of a great writer turning life into art.

 
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Paperback Editions

November 2014 : UK Paperback
Title: Red Cavalry (Pushkin Collection)
Author(s): Isaac Babel
ISBN: 1-78227-093-0 / 978-1-78227-093-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Press
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July 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: Red Cavalry and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)
Author(s): Isaac Babel
ISBN: 0-14-044997-3 / 978-0-14-044997-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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March 2003 : USA Paperback
Title: Red Cavalry
Author(s): Isaac Babel, Nathalie Babel
ISBN: 0-393-32423-0 / 978-0-393-32423-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Kindle Editions

May 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: Red Cavalry (Pushkin Collection)
Author(s): Isaac Babel
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Availability: Amazon CA   

November 2014 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Red Cavalry (Pushkin Collection)
Author(s): Isaac Babel
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2005 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Red Cavalry and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)
Author(s): Isaac Babel
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2003 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Red Cavalry
Author(s): Isaac Babel, Nathalie Babel
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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