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The Waves Extinguish the Wind

The Waves Extinguish the Wind( )
Author: Strugatsky, Boris
Strugatsky, Arkady
Afterword by: Strugatsky, Boris
Translator: Umanovskis, Daniels
Series title:Rediscovered Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-64160-626-4
Publication Date:Apr 2023
Publisher:Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
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Today, Russian authors Arkady and Boris Strugatsky are counted among the best science fiction writers of the twentieth century. In their Noon Universe novels, they imagined twenty-second-century Earth as a space-faring communist utopia, devoted to guiding the progress of civilization on alien worlds. But as the authors became increasingly disillusioned with life in the Soviet Union, their Noon Universe stories grew darker and more complex as well. ...
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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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