Search Results: "Sergey Dyachenko"


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THE SCAR by Sergey Dyachenko
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"A truly spellbinding work even audiences jaded by standard U.S./U.K. fantasy will devour. Kudos to the publishers for taking the plunge—but what took them so long?"
First English translation of a work written in Russian in 1997, from an award-winning Ukrainian husband-and-wife team now resident in Moscow. Read full book review >

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Lucifer's Son by Sergey Mavrodi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2015

"Protracted but deliciously creepy explorations of the macabre."
In Mavrodi's (Apocalypse, 2013) first installment of a series, the devil's own son causes multiple grotesque events. Read full book review >

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BUTTERFLY SKIN by Sergey Kuznetsov
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Even though the plot tends to wander, the creepy atmosphere of this perverse thriller will keep you coming back."
This Russian cult hit, first published there in the 1990s, proves that Russian sexual obsessives and serial killers aren't much different from familiar American ones. Read full book review >

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STILL HERE by Lara Vapnyar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Definitely smart, fairly entertaining, but not likely to expand the author's audience."
An exploration of life, death, and social media from the author of The Scent of Pine (2014) and Memoirs of a Muse (2006). Read full book review >

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YAKUT TALES by Sergey Khristoforov
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2014

"A delightful folk tale from a region that is not often represented in our literature. (Requires iOS 6 and above.) (iPad folk-tale app. 4-8)"
A fluid retelling of "Why Is the Tip of the Ermine's Tail Black," a pourquoi tale from the far northeastern reaches of Siberia. Read full book review >