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1989 "First edition" stated on copyright page; "Translated from the Russian by Susan Brownsberger"; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich publishers; hardbound; very good condition; dust jacket very good.


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The Fur Hat is a hilarious novel by Vladimir Voinovich, set in the Soviet Union in the 1970s. It follows the life of a bureaucrat who is desperate to acquire the coveted fur hat of a high-ranking official. The story is full of darkly comic observations about Soviet life and the absurdities of bureaucracy. Readers will be charmed by Voinovich’s wit and insight, and his take on the beauty and absurdity of the Soviet Union.

THE FUR HAT by Vladimir Voinovich (translated from the Russian)

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