Yellow Arrow by Victor PelevinYellow Arrow by Victor Pelevin

Yellow Arrow

byVictor PelevinTranslated byAndrew Bromfield

Paperback | May 6, 1997

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The main character, Andrei, is a passenger aboard the Yellow Arrow, who begins to despair over the trains ultimate destination and looks for a way out as the chapters count down. Indifferent to their fate, the other passengers carry on as usual — trading in nickel melted down fro the carriage doors, attending the Upper Bunk avant-garde theatre, and leafing through Pasternak’s Early Trains. Pelevin's art lies in the ease with which he shifts from precisely imagined science fiction to lyrical meditations on past and future. And, because he is a natural storyteller with a wonderfully absurd imagination. The Yellow Arrow is full of the ridiculous and the sublime. It is a reflective story, chilling and gripping.
Victor Pelevin is one of Russia’s most successful post-Soviet writers. He won the Russian Booker prize in 1993 Born on November 22, 1962 in Moscow, he attended the Moscow Institute of Power Engineering, and the Institute of Literature. He’s now been published throughout Europe. His books include A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia, Om...
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Title:Yellow ArrowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.02 × 5.02 × 0.26 inPublished:May 6, 1997Publisher:WW Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811213552

ISBN - 13:9780811213554

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THE YELLOW ARROW is a Russian train speeding toward a ruined bridge, a train without an end or a beginningand it makes no stops. Andrei, the mystic passenger, less and less lulled by the never-ending sound of the wheels, has begun to look for a way to get off. But life in the carriages goes on as always. This important young Russian author's first American translation garnered rave reviews