There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories

“There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories,” by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

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Ludmilla Petrushevskaya’s stories are not about dissidents or defectors. They are about something far more dangerous to the Soviet ideal: ordinary people. The short stories in There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories confront the farce of a system that took away more than it ever gave.

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