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Yuz Iosif Aleshkovsky

Yuz Aleshkovsky was born in Siberia in 1929 but lived mostly in Moscow until he emigrated to the United States in 1978.  He has published several novels in the West, in Russian and French editions.  Kangaroo is the first of them to appear in English.


Yuz Aleshkovsky; Translated by Tamara Glenny
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

One morning in 1949, Fan Fanych, alias Etcetera, is summoned from his Moscow apartment to KGB headquarters, where he is informed that he will be charged with a crime more heinous than any mere man...

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