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Stalingrad

Vasily Grossman

Translated by Robert Chandler & Elizabeth Chandler

‘On the rampage, he truly did become a devil; it was impossible to restrain him.’ Translated from the Russian by Robert & Elizabeth Chandler.

Vasily Grossman

Vasily Grossman (1905–1964) was born in Berdichev, Ukraine. After training as a chemical engineer, he became a famous Soviet war correspondent. ‘Stalingrad’ is an excerpt from the forthcoming novel of the same title, published by the New York Review of Books in the US and Bodley Head in the UK. Stalingrad is a companion piece to his magnum opus, Life and Fate.

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Translated by Robert Chandler

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Translated by Elizabeth Chandler

Elizabeth Chandler has worked with her husband, Robert Chandler, on translations of Alexander Pushkin, Teffi, Andrey Platonov and Vasily Grossman.

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