Friday, April 19, 2013

Ludmilla Petrushevskaya's "The Goddess Parka" (short story, non-genre)

I loved the first half - a scheming worldly wise old woman from Moscow trying to catch an unmarried man in small town Russia for a girl she knows in Moscow.

Later half is rather ordinary in comparison - the old woman is actually very lonely, ...

Fact sheet.

First published: ?
This post is based on the English translation from Russian by Anna Summers in Playboy (US), March 2013.
Rating: A.