Publishers: Brazil - CIVILIZACAO BRASILEIRA (1966), Finland - KANSANKULTTUURI (1961), France - GALLIMARD (1962), EDITIONS PARANGON (2008), Germany - KINDLER (1962), VOLK UND WELT (1978, 1990), Italy - EDITORI RIUNITI (1961), Mexico - JOAQUIN MORTIZ (1962, 1966), Spain - EDITORIAL MATEU (1964), PLANETA (1985), ACANTILADO (2008), USA/UK - ALFRED KNOPF (1962), MACQIBBON & KEE (1961, 1964), WORLD PUBLISHING COMPANY (1964, 1967), UNIVERSAL BOOKS (1966), ELSEVIER (1972), Brazil - CIVILIZACAO BRASILEIRA (1966)
Ilya Ehrenburg's memories in 7 volumes:
Volume 1: Childhood and Youth 1891-1917.
Volume 2: First Years of Revolution 1918-21
Volume 3: Truce: 1921-33.
Volume 4: Eve of War 1933-1941.
Volume 5: The War 1941-1945.
Volume 6: Post-War Years 1945-1954.
Volume 7: 1954-1965
"Ilya Ehrenburg's unique genius helped define intellectual commitment in the 20th century. He was devoted to Russia, intellectual freedom and Jewish survival." - Joshua Rubenstein, author of Tangled Loyalties: The Life and Times of Ilya Ehrenburg.
Churov and Churbanov is a classic Petersburg tale in the tradition of Dostoevsky and Gogol, and the city’s atmosphere is palpable in every scene. The book is also a family drama; a riff on the Gothic theme of the double; a laugh-out-loud adventure novel; a sly triumph of speculative fiction; an elegy on growing up (and old); and a portrait of two familiar types: the awkward, hard-working nice guy (Churov, a pediatric cardiologist) and the life-of-the-party woman magnet (Churbanov, a two-bit wheeler-dealer). Their dissimilar lives begin to entwine after they discover their hearts beat in unison. This seemingly pointless synchrony has a side effect: a pair like them can sync other people’s heartbeats to their own, thus saving the lives of patients with serious heart conditions. But there’s a downside: when one of the original pair dies...