7 edition of Novel with Cocaine (Modern Voices) found in the catalog.
September 28, 2007
by Hesperus Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||124|
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Novel with Cocaine (alternate title: A Romance with Cocaine), his one and only novel, was originally published ina tale about an alienated, insecure young man by the name of Vadim Maslennikov living in Moscow during the country's tumultuous early years of the 20th century/5.
Throughout the course of the novel, from school to a marred love affair to losing his 'nasal virginity' (i.e. taking cocaine), Vadim explores the extremes of his personality, philosophizing, offering the reader insights into his and the human condition.
If you enjoy Dostoevsky, Hamsun and Rimbaud, this book /5(9). A Dostoevskian psychological novel of ideas, Novel with Cocaine explores the interaction between psychology, philosophy, and ideology in its frank portrayal of an adolescent's cocaine addiction. The story relates the formative experiences of Vadim at school and with women before he turns to drug abuse and the philosophical reflections to which it gives : Northwestern University Press.
A short, pseudonymous novella, set around the Russian Revolution, now republished 45 years after it first saw print in Russian.
The narrator, Vadim Maslennikov, is a penurious student whose long-suffering mother scrapes together pennies for his schooling. (Vadim repays her with scorn.) School provides the cruel pleasures of conformity as well as an introduction to a remarkable peer: Burkewitz. Novel with Cocaine, or, according to a different translation from the original Russian, Cocaine Romance, is a book of mysterious provenance.
The pseudonymous writer, M. Ageyev, was likely an émigré to Istanbul in the late s. Reviewed by Bob Wake Novel with Cocaine is narrated by a young Russian hedonist living in Moscow during the tumultuous years of to As the country plunges deeper into the First World War, Vadim Maslennikov plunges deeper into prostitutes.
Novel with Cocaine is a depressing, nihilistic, philosophical and at times amusing novel about adolescence and addiction that could be described as Dostoyevskian, due to its realism and the thorough psychological exploration of its main character.
Though its anti-hero Vadim is a reprehensible character, this reader was impressed by his profound insights into the human condition. Coupons & Deals Book Annex Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off: Books for All Ages Bestsellers 30% Off Hardcover New Releases from 20% Off Customer Favorites New Releases Coming Soon Boxed Sets Signed Books Books by Author Book Awards Celebrity Book Clubs & More Read Before You Stream Best Books of the Year B&N Classics B&N Collectible Editions B&N Exclusives.
Novel with Cocaine by M. Ageyev,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). The book is mostly sensible and helpful, supplying information about the history of the drug and some nuts and bolts information.
But in cocaine was a new drug for mainstream America, and it would take a decade or so for the down sides of its excesses to become plain to all. Novel with Cocaine – M. Ageyev Novel with Cocaine is narrated by a young Russian hedonist living in Moscow during the tumultuous years of to As the country plunges deeper into the First World War, Vadim Maslennikov plunges instead into prostitutes.
Cocaine. cocaine (kōkān´, kō´kān), alkaloid drug derived from the leaves of the coca shrub. A commonly abused illegal drug, cocaine has limited medical uses, most often in surgical applications that take advantage of the fact that, in addition to its anesthetic effect, it. Cocaine Nights comes at you like a conventional 'all-is-not-as-it- seems' whodunit.
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NOVEL WITH COCAINE by M. (translated from the Russian by Michael Henry Heim) Ageyev and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "Novel with Cocaine" is an extraordinary work, and astonishingly prescient for its time.
About the Author Mikhail Ageyev was the pseudonym of the Russian author Mark Lazarevich Levi, best known for the authorially contentious novel, 'A Romance with Cocaine'/5(6). Cocaine User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This publication by two psychiatrists working in the area of substance abuse presents an excellent overview of cocaine use and abuse.
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The paperback edition (ISBN ) was published by book investigates cocaine from the chewing of the coca leaf to the large scale trafficking of cocaine into the United : Dominic Streatfeild.
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Gugliotta and Leen kept their bylines off the ten Miami Herald articles on which this book is based—a wise move given the many journalists slain by Colombia's cocaine kingpins during the past decade.
But their names are back now, and rightfully so Author: Guy Gugliotta. Growing up, Judith Grisel struggled with alcohol, marijuana and cocaine.
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