Sofia Petrovna (European Classics)

Sofia Petrovna (European Classics)


Sofia Petrovna is Lydia Chukovskaya's fictional account of the nice Purge. Sofia is a Soviet Everywoman, a doctor's widow who works as a typist in a Leningrad publishing residence. whilst her cherished son is stuck up within the maelstrom of the purge, she joins the lengthy traces of girls outdoors the prosecutor's place of work, hoping opposed to desire for excellent news. faced with an international that makes no sense of right and wrong, Sofia is going mad, a insanity which manifests itself in delusions little assorted from the lies these round her inform each day to guard themselves.

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