Paperback Good citizens need not fear / Maria Reva.
Publication year: 2021
Publisher: London : Virago,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780349012681 (pbk.) :
Originally published: New York: Doubleday, 2020.
This is a bitingly funny collection of stories united around a single, crumbling apartment building in Ukraine that heralds the arrival of a major new talent. A bureaucratic glitch omits an entire building, along with its residents, from municipal records. So begins Reva's ingeniously intertwined narratives, nine stories which span the chaotic years leading up to and immediately following the fall of the Soviet Union. But even as the benighted denizens of 1933 Ivansk Street weather the official neglect of the increasingly powerless authorities, they devise ingenious ways to survive.
224 pages ; 20 cm