Books by Vassily Aksyonov

THE NEW SWEET STYLE by Vassily Aksyonov
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Aksyonov's fiction is well worth the effort it demands."
This inordinately ambitious novel by the Russian ÇmigrÇ author (The Winter's Hero, 1996, etc.) flies off in so many directions that few readers will be able to focus clearly on its intermittent considerable strengths. Read full book review >
THE WINTER'S HERO by Vassily Aksyonov
Released: June 1, 1996

"In every way equal to its distinguished predecessor, this is a triumphant conclusion (unless, as seems possible, another sequel is planned) to an indisputably major work."
The sequel to Aksyonov's Generations of Winter (1994) surveys the fortunes of the Gradov family of Moscow following their ordeals during the Stalin years and WW II, then continues their story in the postwar period through Stalin's in 1953. Read full book review >
Released: July 1, 1994

"Expansive, chaotic, and thoroughly engrossing."
From the acclaimed Russian ÇmigrÇ author (The Burn, 1984, etc.) comes a pleasant surprise: a huge, sprawling, and highly entertaining historical novel of the Stalinist era. Read full book review >
OUR GOLDEN IRONBURG by Vassily Aksyonov
Released: April 17, 1989

Readers of Aksyonov's major work, The Burn (1984), will be the least disoriented by this early prefiguration: a novel (never published in Russia) about a Siberian thinktank/scientific institute. Read full book review >