Warlam Schalamow: Die Auferweckung der Lärche. Erzählungen aus Kolyma 4
[The resurrection of the larch. Stories from Kolyma 4]
Translated from Russian by Gabriele Leupold. With an epilogue by Franziska Thun-Hohenstein.
After Durch den Schnee, Linkes Ufer, Künstler der Schaufel and with Die Auferweckung der Lärche, the six cycles of stories from Kolyma are now available in German for the first time. The stories, which comprise a total of 1600 pages, are among the most impressive literary texts of Russian literature of the 20th century and open up a constantly disturbing view into its abysses.