A Hero of Our Time

A Hero of Our Time

Book - 1992
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Proud, wilful and charismatic, Pechorin is Byronic in his wasted gifts and bored by his stifling world. With a predatory energy for any activity that will relieve his ennui, he embarks on a series of exciting adventures, involving smugglers, brigands, soldiers, rivals and lovers, and leaves a trail of broken hearts behind him.
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1992
ISBN: 9780679413271
0679413278
Branch Call Number: FICTION LERMONTOV
Characteristics: xxix, 186 p. ; 22 cm

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"The only novel written by one of Russia's greatest Romantic poets, This beloved classic has everything for the modern reader - dangerous liaisons, elegant psychological complexity, dark passion, emotional tension, romantic duels and deception, fiery action in the Caucasus, beautiful and exo... Read More »

Read and studied by all Russian kids at school, this epic work is timeless. It deals with human nature, betrayal, clash of generations and other profound subjects.


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Wolvie Aug 17, 2009

The original rebel without a cause.

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