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❴Epub❵ ➝ Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Author Maxim Osipov – Appomattox-campaign.co The first English language collection of a contemporary Russian master of the short storyMaxim Osipov who lives and practices medicine in a town ninety miles outside Moscow is one of Russia's best regThe first English language collection of a contemporary Russian master of the short storyMaxim Osipov who lives and practices medicine in a town ninety miles outside Moscow is one of Russia's best regarded writers In the tradition of Anton Chekhov and William Carlos Williams he draws on his experiences in medicine to craft stories of great subtlety and striking insight Rich in compassion but devoid of cheap sentim.

Ent Osipov's fiction presents a nuanced collage like portrait of life in provincial Russia—its tragedies its infinite frustrations and its moments of humble beauty and inspiration The twelve stories in this volume depict doctors actors and actresses screenwriters teachers entrepreneurs local political bosses and common criminals whose paths intersect in unpredictable yet entirely natural ways in sickrooms classr.

PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock ·

PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · Maxim Osipov is a Russian writer and cardiologist In the early 1990s he was a research fellow at the University of California San Francisco before returning to Moscow where he continued to practice medicine and also founded a publishing house that specialized in medical musical and theological texts In 2005 while working at a local hospital in Tarusa a small town ninety miles from Moscow

rock free paper ebok scissors mobile other mobile stories book Rock Paper pdf Scissors and book Paper Scissors and pdf Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBEnt Osipov's fiction presents a nuanced collage like portrait of life in provincial Russia—its tragedies its infinite frustrations and its moments of humble beauty and inspiration The twelve stories in this volume depict doctors actors and actresses screenwriters teachers entrepreneurs local political bosses and common criminals whose paths intersect in unpredictable yet entirely natural ways in sickrooms classr.

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  1. Vit Babenco Vit Babenco says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBTowns cities countries the entire world and the living of the planet dwellers rare joys and freuent sorrows suandered potentials and frittered away lives luck and misery knowledge and ignorance hollowness of existenceWhy don’t they go to Norway?“Fjords the water’s so still so smooth” He strokes the piano Maybe a white one would have been nicer White like Lora’s skin Or maybe red like her hair? He strokes the piano strokes Lora He loves smooth surfacesIt’s a fine piano says Lora a very fine piano The creative type is forced to settle for a less luxurious instrument What’s there to say? All he can do is shrug Lora apparently considers it unfair that the creative type lacks something he possesses The piano is just an obj


  2. Janet Janet says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBThis short story collection by contemporary Russian author Maxim Osipov a doctor by trade reminds me very much of Chekhov not because of his medical background but because of his storytelling style Perhaps even than Chekhov Osipov allows his stories to 'collect' or


  3. Tsung Tsung says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBChekov?  Not uite  I was drawn to this by the multiple comparisons to Chekov and a positive review in the local papersLike Chekov Osipov is a sharp observer of life He pulls no punches in his storytelling  It is direct honest and brutal  While his writin


  4. Chris Browning Chris Browning says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBApril 2019 NYRB Book Club SelectionEach story begins in one place with one narrator and often ends in another place with another snowballing through characters and anecdotes seemingly without focus until they crystallize into single beautiful endings Not all are as good as each other but the first five at least are perfect and The Waves of the Sea is the first written work that's made me cry this year There are few better arguments for taking a chance on works in translation than this collection


  5. Stuart Stuart says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBWhen I went to my father's town in Ukraine last year I got the sense that time had stood still for 100 years Apparently the same is or less true in Russia These tales of contemporary provincial Russia suggest that Chekhov never died and Putin has pushed Russia back to a


  6. Jason Jason says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBA great many people in North America no doubt came to be familiar with Maxim Osipov by way of Joshua Yaffa’s profile of the cardiologist and author earlier this month in the NEW YORKER Such readers were introduced to a man who did not start writing seriously until he was already in his forties and who has continued to practice medicine in a part time capacity despite his growing literary fame Osipov grew up disillusioned in the Soviet Uni


  7. Jay Gertzman Jay Gertzman says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBWhat I found exceptional in these stories was the observations delivered off handedly by characters in spur of the moment situations that provide rich context The stories are written in 3rd person point of view but Osipov—or in Boris Dralyuk’s Alex Fleming's and Anne Marie Jackson's translations—the translators entrance with the idiom in which each protagonist thinks They make each experience an irresistible conversation between characters and reader The observations carry the story in all its complexity They also resonate to deepen the work Osipov certainly does that with his title “Rock Paper Scissors” is whimsical indistinct wit


  8. E.P. E.P. says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBIn Rock Paper Scissors we meet a new Russia one that stands with one foot in the recent Soviet past one foot in the distant past of Pushkin and Lermontov and well a third foot in the Millennial post Soviet present And maybe a fourth foot in the WestLike Chekhov and Bulgakov Maxim Osipov is a doctor by training and trade and there's definitely than a hint of Chekhov in these stories They mainly feature people of the intelligentsia class doctors theater directors and the like Although several of the stories are set in or around hospitals these are not primarily medical tales but tales of small town Russian life before and after the collapse of the Soviet Union For the older characters the USSR is a matter of ambivalent nostalgia; for the younger ones it's a story told by their parents and


  9. James Murphy James Murphy says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBI did not care for this I found the stories uniformly boring and the characters uninteresting These 2 ualities made the collection an agonizing read


  10. Tom Tom says:

    PDF Maxim Osipov · Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories Epub À Rock · rock free, paper ebok, scissors mobile, other mobile, stories book, Rock Paper pdf, Scissors and book, Paper Scissors and pdf, Rock Paper Scissors and Other Stories PDF/EPUBBecause Osipov is a small town practicing physician who uses physician narrators or characters with close connections to a physician comparisons to Checkhov are probably inevitable and accurate Take Checkhov's characters transplant them to present day Russia Osipov was born in 1963 little has changed but the technology and hovering presence of a corrupt citizen hostile government Osipov can be funny too and Alex Fleming's translation of On the Banks of the Spree captures the flow of conversation idiomatic to US ears I don't know if the Russian version follows the same rhythmic patterns but whatever the original cadence humor depends a lot on pacing and timing same as with horror stories which seems innate knack than a skill that can be honed very much Think of all the unfunny people you know So a long hats off to Fleming for his fine translation work which is eualled by contributions from Boris Dralyuk and Anne Marie Jackson Favorite stories Moscow Petrozavod


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