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By William Gerhardie,Edith Wharton

ISBN-10: 1612191452

ISBN-13: 9781612191454

Hailed via his well-known contemporaries together with Edith Wharton, H.G. Wells, Katherine Mansfield, Graham Greene, and Evelyn Waugh, who known as him a "genius," William Gerhardi is among the 20th century's forgotten masters, and his stunning comedy Futility one of many century's missed masterpieces.

It tells the tale of somebody similar to Gerhardi himself: a tender Englishman raised in Russia who returns to St. Petersburg and falls in love with the daughter of a hilariously dysfunctional family--all performed out with the armies of the Russian Revolution marching backward and forward outdoor the parlor window.

Part British romantic comedy, half Russian social realism, and with a wide solid of memorable characters, this astoundingly humorous and poignant novel is the story of individuals persisting in love and desire regardless of the odds.

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