People in the West are aware of the hardship and bewilderment that accompanied the political and economic transformation of central and eastern Europe after 1989. They also believe that they understand the origins of the problem. But they do not realize that the events of 1989 completely altered cen…
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Vladimir in Love
What made him do what he did? Could it have all been for an ice cream bar, really? Will any of us ever know? What made him do what he did? Could it have all been for an ice cream bar, really? Will any of us ever know?
Translated by Paul Wilson
Paul Wilson was born in 1960. He is the author of four previous novels, The Fall from Grace of Harry Angel, Days of Good Hope, Do White Whales Sing at the Edge of the World? and Noah, Noah. He lives in Darwen, Lancashire, and works in the field of learning disability.More about the translator →