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A Hero of Our Time

The First Major Russian Novel?

Elda Rotor introduces Penguin Classics editor John Siciliano and his interview with Natasha Randall, translator of Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time

Elda Rotor introduces Penguin Classics editor John Siciliano and his interview with Natasha Randall, translator of Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time, about the invention of Russian roulette, the beauty of the Caucasus, the misery of a Russian soldier, and the inherent danger of dueling. Alan Walker, head of academic marketing, introduces listeners to First Love by Ivan Turgenev on "Reading the Classics from A to Z." And Stephen Morrison, associate publisher and editor in chief of Penguin Books, offers up the opening to Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time in his segment, "First Pages."

Books featured in this episode:
A Hero of Our Time
Mikhail Lermontov
Natasha Randall
Neil LaBute
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First Love
Ivan Turgenev
Isaiah Berlin
V. S. Pritchett
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Penguin Classics
$11.00
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