By Alla Avilova
When, in present time, a Dutch Slavonic pupil and a feminine archivist become aware of that the manuscript, even though below lock and key, has disappeared. desirous to become aware of the secrets and techniques of this mysterious spiritual textual content they choose to examine and start to reconstruct its historical past and its adjustments in possession during the last 2 hundred years.
Russian historical past, event, mysticism, and love tales are one of the constituents of this novel, which casts a gentle at the reviews of a number of contributors in numerous time sessions who've something in universal: an appeal to the Revelations contained therein. there are numerous surprises alongside the best way. the easiest laid schemes of prior and would-be proprietors on a regular basis come to naught, the simplest of intentions end up disastrously, the beneficial fail to obtain their simply deserts, and evil, in the end, brings forth sturdy.
The motion is performed out through the so much amazing classes of Russian historical past: within the 1870's, for instance, while the 1st socialist teams made their visual appeal; within the Civil struggle of 1919; within the interval of Stalin's terror; for the duration of the 'stagnation' earlier than the 'perestroika' and at last in modern Russia as one learns, incrementally, concerning the unorthodox teachings of an strange Russian Orthodox monk.
Read Online or Download Revelation of Fire PDF
Best historical literary fiction books
Within the yr 1938, whilst Russia was once paralyzed by means of Stalin's terror, a small kingdom documents in Moscow acquired an outdated manuscript referred to as Revelation of fireside that had in past days been saved mystery in a monastery for a very long time. while, in present time, a Dutch Slavonic student and a feminine archivist observe that the manuscript, although less than lock and key, has disappeared.
One other part of the road follows a tender woman’s seven-year development from neophyte instructor to gutsy union activist. It’s 1914, and the coal in southern West Virginia is a firmly entrenched hegemony, having succeeded in conserving the union out. stressed and intimidated by way of strikebreakers, coal miners paintings in unsafe underground stipulations whereas their households endure fiscal exploitation in cities owned via coal businesses.
Within the novel An premature Frost, or The Authoress, set in 1830s London, the yankee writer Jefferson Wheelwright seeks out the reclusive English novelist Margaret T. Haeley, author of Dunkelraum's monster and widow of poet Stephen Haeley. the tale used to be encouraged by way of Washington Irving's rumored courtship of Mary Shelley, writer of Frankenstein.
Eine historische Begebenheit und zugleich ein unkonventionell erzähltes Porträt: Wie weit darf guy gehen, um zu wissen? Alles dreht sich um eine skandalöse Anschuldigung: Der Arzt Rondelet, der Mitte des sixteen. Jahrhunderts an der berühmten Universität im südfranzösischen Montpellier lehrt, soll beim Sezieren menschlicher Körper zu weit gehen.
- Birds of Amber
- Lake of Heaven: An Original Translation of the Japanese Novel by Ishimure Michiko (AsiaWorld)
- The Silent Shore of Memory
Extra resources for Revelation of Fire
Revelation of Fire by Alla Avilova