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Sleepwalker in a Fog

A collection of stories by

By "the most original, tactile, luminous voice in Russian prose today" (Joseph Brodsky), Sleepwalker in a Fog is a collection of seven stories and a novella set in contemporary Russia. Here is Denisov, who fears his greatest accomplishment in life will be the treatise he wrote and tore up. He is betrothed to Lora, an incessant talker who dreams of having a fluffy tail. We also read of Natasha, who searches Leningrad and her memory for her lost love; of Dmitry Ilich's elaborate seduction of Olga Mikhailovna; and more. In the tradition of such writers as Gogol and Chekhov, Tatyana Tolstaya transforms ordinary lives into something magical and strange.

Genre: General Fiction

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Hardback Editions

June 1998 : USA Hardback

Title: Sleepwalker in a Fog
Author(s): Tatyana Tolstaya
ISBN: 0-517-32862-3 / 978-0-517-32862-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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April 1992 : UK Hardback

Title: Sleepwalker In A Fog
Author(s): Tatyana Tolstaya
ISBN: 1-85381-305-2 / 978-1-85381-305-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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January 1992 : USA Hardback

Title: Sleepwalker in a Fog: Stories
Author(s): Tatyana Tolstaya
ISBN: 0-394-58731-6 / 978-0-394-58731-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

April 1993 : UK Paperback

Title: Sleepwalker in a Fog (Penguin International Writers S.)
Author(s): Tatyana Tolstaya
ISBN: 0-14-014526-5 / 978-0-14-014526-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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March 1993 : USA Paperback

Title: Sleepwalker in a Fog
Author(s): Tatyana Tolstaya
ISBN: 0-679-73063-X / 978-0-679-73063-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage International
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