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More Info: Hardcover, 179 pages Tags: Fiction, Cultural, Russia, Fantasy, Contemporary, Philosophy, Short Stories, Magical Realism, Modern, Literature, Literature, Russian Literature
The Life of Insects
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Language of Book: English Published First Time: February 1st 1998 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (T) (first published 1993)
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Set in a crumbling resort hotel on the Black Sea, the novel follows the misadventures of the Russian duo Arnold and Arthur and the khaki-clad Sam, a visiting American. The twist is that these characters are depicted alternately as human beings and as insects: now they are humans with buggy qualities, now they are insects that walk and talk. As they forage, quarrel, joke, a Set in a crumbling resort hotel on the Black Sea, the novel follows the misadventures of the Russian duo Arnold and Arthur and the khaki-clad Sam, a visiting American. The twist is that these characters are depicted alternately as human beings and as insects: now they are humans with buggy qualities, now they are insects that walk and talk. As they forage, quarrel, joke, and suck blood in the squalid rooms of the old hotel - and on the bodies of their hosts - they invariably get into trouble. In one chapter, a couple of hemp bugs suddenly find themselves being smoked in somebody else's pipe, in another, two moths flitting around a streetlight discuss the meaning of life in Beckett-like dialogue.

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