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Monday Starts on Saturday

Monday Starts on Saturday( )
Author: Strugatsky, Boris
Strugatsky, Arkady
Afterword by: Strugatsky, Boris
Translator: Bromfield, Andrew
Foreword by: Roberts, Adam
ISBN:978-1-61373-923-5
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Sasha, a young computer programmer from Leningrad, is driving through the forests of Northwest Russia to meet up with some friends for a nature vacation. He picks up a couple of local hitchhikers, who persuade him to come work with them at the National Institute for the Technology of Witchcraft and Thaumaturgy, or NITWiT. The adventures Sasha has in the largely dysfunctional Institute involve all sorts of magical beings and devices--a wish-granting fish, a talking cat who can...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
Strugatsky, Boris (Author)
Popular science-fiction writers, the Strugatsky brothers have used the genre since the 1960s to comment on contemporary society, at times provoking major controversy. It's Hard to Be a God (1964) is a dysutopia with commentary on historical theories. The Snail on the Slope (1966--68) features a KGB-like organization and an extraordinarily oppressive atmosphere. Pre-glasnost, glasnost, some of the Strugatskys' major works had to be circulated in samizdat, but the brothers' situation is now dramatically better. 020



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