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Literature and War Readalong: Everything Flows by Vasily Grossman

I’m reviewing this book as part of the Literature and War Readalong hosted by Caroline of the excellent book blog Beauty is a Sleeping Cat. The first thing to say about this book is that it is unfinished. The second thing to say about it is that it’s brilliant. Which leads me, of course, to the third thing: How good would this book have been if Grossman had finished it? Let’s start with the good things. Vasily Grossman brilliantly depicts the horror of Stalinist Russia side by side with the… Read More