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Кавказский пленный Повесть c. 7-50
Буква А Повесть c. 51-122
Удавшийся рассказ о любви Повесть c. 123-190

Кавказский пленный" - тонкая вариация литературного мифа о Кавказе, берущего начало от произведений Лермонтова и Толстого. Владимиру Маканину удалось невозможное: живо и интересно рассказать о злободневных проблемах языком романтика и мечтателя.
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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published 2004 by Вагриус (first published 1997)
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Set in First Chechen War (1990-ties) a Russian soldier Рубахин (Rubahin) captures a young and beautiful Chechen soldier. (The boy’s name is not given) Since the first glance at boy Rubahin is enchanted by his beauty.
While on the way to exchange the prisoner Rubahin with each day becomes more and more attached to
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Vladimir Semyonovich Makanin is a writer of novels and short stories. He graduated from Moscow State University and worked as a mathematician in the Military Academy until the early 1960s. In 1963 he took a course in scriptwriting, and then worked in the publishing house Sovietskiy Pisatel (The Soviet Writer). Makanin's writing style may be categorized as realist. His forte lies in depicting the ...more
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