The Fur Hat

The Fur Hat Review

In this satire of Soviet life, an insecure but much-published novelist, Yefim Rakhlin, learns that the Writers' Union is giving fur hats to its members based on their importance, and that he rates only fluffy tomcat. Translated by Susan Brownsberger....

Title:The Fur Hat
Edition Language:English

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    The Fur Hat Reviews

  • Glenn Russell

    I read Vladimir Voinovich's short comic masterpiece back in 1989 when first published in English and read it three more times over the years, including this past week. One thing has remained consisten...

  • Jeffrey Keeten

    ”As for Chekhov, Yefim read him often and closely. And didn’t understand a thing. Each time he read Chekhov, he...he would never confess this to anyone, of course, but ever...but each time he read...

  • Jacob Overmark

    For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.Cant remember if the quote above is Engels or Marx, ...

  • Ray

    A writer in Soviet Russia learns that hats are to be given out by the writers guild. There are several diferent grades of hat on offer.Everyone is equal in the workers paradise but of course people so...

  • Jacob

    October 2012Soviet writer Yefim Rakhlin writes about "decent people," fearless adventurers whose conflicts with nature create no controversy, challenge no one, and pass the censors with ease. So when ...

  • ???? ?????

    «اگر کلاه اندازه باشد.»ماجرای رفیق یفیم سمیونوویچ راخیلین را می توان به مثابه ی آینه ای انگاشت. آینه ای تمام قد...

  • Bettie?

    Released from - Wallingford Public LibraryMy bookmark is emerald green tooled leather celtic cross.Translated by Susan BrownsbergerOpening: Whenever Yelim Semyonovich Rakhlin was asked what his next b...

  • Mohsen.khan72

    کتاب خوبی بود و من کلی خندیدم باهاش مخصوصا یک سوم پایانی.اون طور که نوشتن هجویه ای نیش دار از زندگی شوروی و نویس...

  • Jazzy Lemon

    The Writer's Union is giving out fur hats to their members, and more than anything else, Yefim (author of 11 books, he will remind you) wants one. ...

  • Kobe Bryant

    Lets be honest here folks, he didnt deserve a better hat...