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Homo zapiens

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVictor Pelevin ; translated by Andrew Bromfield.
ContributionsBromfield, Andrew.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3485.E38 G4613 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3951855M
ISBN 10067003066X
LC Control Number2001046967


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Chronicling the garish excesses of post-Soviet Russia, Victor Pelevin's novels have won him cult status at home and critical acclaim in the international press. In his new novel, Homo Zapiens, Pelevin weaves together a deliciously comic vision of vanity, greed, and advertising-Moscow style.

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As he has done in his earlier works (including Homo Zapiens, ), Pelevin uses satire as a lens through which to view life in the post-Soviet era while at the same time casting new light on Russia’s classic writing and writers—Nabokov, Gogol, and even Russian fairy tales.

The English translation by Andrew Bromfield has appeared under two different titles: Babylon and Homo Zapiens. Although these titles refer to themes present in the novel, they may mask from Anglophone book-buyers the overriding theme of capitalist advertising.

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Can Homo Zapiens be considered a work of satire. In those short moments between picking up the book and succumbing to its soporific effects, I wondered that myself.

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