All tagged soviet union

Invitation to a Bonfire

Adrienne Celt’s book, Invitation to a Bonfire, pieces together diary pages from a fictional young woman named Zoya, and love letters from a fictional Russian writer named Leo "Lev" Orlov (based on Vladimir Nabokov). In doing so, she builds up sexual and violent tension to a point where I hit the end of the novel and thought, HOLY SHIT. 

The Patriots

Sana Krasikov's debut novel, The Patriots, is an epic family saga stretching between Brooklyn and Moscow from the turn of the twentieth century to 2008.

The Master & Margarita

A surrealistic tale of the Devil wrecking havoc in Soviet Moscow interspersed with the thoughts of Pontius Pilate when he sentences Jesus Christ to die turns into a magnificent story in the hands of Bulgakov