Death and the Penguin

by Andrej Kurkow


Death and the Penguin is a novel by Ukrainian author Andrey Kurkov. Originally published in 1996 in Russian, it was translated and published in English in 2001. It is a bleak, satirical work with surreal elements and dark humour, and is also credited by The Independent‍‍ '​‍s Lesley Chamberlain as being one of the texts to "get Russian literature going again after the post-Soviet hiatus".

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