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By Isaak Babel
"Jag var en förljugen pojke. Det berodde på att jag läste så mycket - less than lektionerna och rasterna, på hemvägen, om natten below bordet, dold av duken som hängde ända ner until eventually golvet."
I Berättelser från Odessa (1931) skildrar Babel det judiska proletariatet i sin hemstad och dess undre värld. Det är korta berättelser, skrivna i ett manér som för tankarna until eventually de »hårdkokta« amerikanerna.
Isaak Babel (1894-1940) föddes i Odessa som son until en judisk köpman, deltog i inbördeskriget lower than revolutionen och föll slutligen provide för den stalinistiska diktaturen. Sitt genombrott fick han med Ryttararmén (1926), en skildring av de rysk-polska striderna 1920, där han själv deltog i Budjonnyjs armé.
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