Books by Oliver Ready

THE ZERO TRAIN by Yuri Buida
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2001

"A rich, provocative allegory (which might be compared with Victor Pelevin's The Yellow Arrow)—and a fine introduction to an important contemporary Russian writer."
This spare, swift 1993 novel explores the professional and emotional burdens borne by Ivan Ardyabev, a "railway forces private" assigned to a train settlement somewhere in rural Russia. Read full book review >