By Ivan D. Sytin,Charles Ruud,Marina Soroka
My lifestyles for the booklet makes to be had the entire textual content of Sytin's unpublished memoir, besides numerous writings by means of those that knew him. via sharp and unremittingly ironic observations, Sytin describes with perception and enjoyment or dismay Tsarist Russia's paperwork, the Orthodox Church, the Imperial court docket, and many of the country's most famed writers, together with Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy, Maxim Gorky, and journalist Vlas Doroshevich.
Sytin's memoir, a story of significant Russian society voiced by means of a parvenu, depicts a pre-Revolutionary Russia of small retailers, church buildings, convents, deep spiritual religion, and improper rulers. whereas the Revolution finally disadvantaged Sytin of all potential to carrying on with publishing, his resilience and company stay an enduring legacy.
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My Life for the Book: The Memoirs of a Russian Publisher by Ivan D. Sytin,Charles Ruud,Marina Soroka