Sofia Petrovna (European Classics)

Sofia Petrovna (European Classics)


Sofia Petrovna is Lydia Chukovskaya's fictional account of the good Purge. Sofia is a Soviet Everywoman, a doctor's widow who works as a typist in a Leningrad publishing condominium. whilst her cherished son is stuck up within the maelstrom of the purge, she joins the lengthy traces of ladies outdoors the prosecutor's place of work, hoping opposed to wish for excellent news. faced with a global that makes no conscience, Sofia is going mad, a insanity which manifests itself in delusions little varied from the lies these round her inform each day to guard themselves.

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