An anthology of the very best Russian short stories, from the 19th century to today, selected by Sergei Lebedev, author of Untraceable.
In A Hundred Voices, celebrated novelist Sergei Lebedev draws together one hundred of the finest Russian writers from across the centuries. From Alexander Pushkin and Nikolai Gogol, Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Nabokov, to Nadezhda Mandelstam and Olga Slavnikova, Natalya Meshchaninov and Alla Gorbunova, the new, fresh voices of Russia today rub shoulders with the greats of the past.
Together these hundred writers, their hundred voices, sing out together to create a glorious chorus of three centuries of Russian short stories.
Reviews for Sergei Lebedev:
'One of Russia's most interesting young novelists' Anne Applebaum
'Lebedev is arguably the best of Russia's younger generation of writers' New York Review of Books
'One of modern Russia's finest writers' Philippe Sands
'Not since Alexander Solzhenitsyn has Russia had a writer as obsessed as Sergei Lebedev with that country's history or the traces it has left on the collective consciousness. Rich in textures, colors, sounds, and visual details, wonderfully rendered into English by Antonina W. Bouis... Lebedev is arguably the best of Russia's younger generation of writers' Orlando Figes, New York Review of Books.
'Enthralling and exquisite, by one of modern Russia's finest writers' Philippe Sands, author of East West Street.
'One of Russia's most interesting young novelists takes on Putin, poison and power in this unique novel; Lebedev provides a fascinating window on modern Russia' Anne Applebaum