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Description Considered one of the most influential authors of twentieth century Russian Literature, Ivan Bunin’s “Dark Avenues” is the culmination of a life’s work which unrelentingly questioned of the political doxa whilst taking his poetic mastery of language to dark new heights.


Written between and and set in the context of a disintegrating Russian culture, this collection of short fiction centres around dark, erotic liaisons told with a rich, elegaic poetics which probes the artistic limits of depicting desire.

A prolific writer and fierce political activist, Bunin became the first Russian to win the Nobel prize for Literature in and was highly influential on his contemporary Russian emigres, Checkov and Nabokov.

The “Dark Avenues” is the zenith of his work and one of the most important Russian texts to come out of the twentieth century. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Looking for beautiful books? Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Other books in this series.

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Dark Avenues by Ivan Bunin

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Review quote “Bunin can perhaps be viewed as the sensual celebrant of White Russian decadence, but buin has the lyrical power of Turgenev and understands human relations with striking percipience.

His last book of fiction Dark Avenues is arguably the most widely read 20th-century collection of short stories in Russia. Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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