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The Dead Mountaineer's Inn: One More Last Rite for the Detective Genre (Neversink) by [Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Jeff VanderMeer, Josh Billings]
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Length: 258 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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A hilarious spoof on the classic country-house murder mystery, from the Russian masters of sci-fi-never before translated --This text refers to the paperback edition.


''An expert new translation by Josh Billings…For at least three decades [the Strugatsky brothers] were the most popular science fiction writers in Russia and the most influential Russian science fiction writers in the world.'' --Paris Review Daily

''This is the Strugatskys at their best, at once silly and dead serious…It's a ripping good yarn, which translator Josh Billings has rendered with great energy and wit.'' --Los Angeles Review of Books

''Mysteries abound in this Russian science fiction classic written by two brothers as a send-up of the Agatha Christie-type upper-class murder mystery.'' --Vanity Fair

''If Russian sci-fi can be said to have a soul, it resides with the Brothers Strugatsky . . . Delightful, and a must-read for a new generation of sci-fi fans everywhere.'' --NPR

''There's enough dry humor to spark kindling . . . Delightful and melancholy by turns, and so satisfying to read.'' --New York Times Book Review --This text refers to the mp3_cd edition.

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  • File size : 2804 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 258 pages
  • Publisher : Melville House (17 March 2015)
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
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Anthony Marinelli
4.0 out of 5 stars THe strugatsky brothers and robots, gangs, murder and a spy spoof
Reviewed in Canada on 4 July 2015
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5.0 out of 5 stars One more Strugatsky
Reviewed in India on 6 October 2017
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5.0 out of 5 stars Not for the weak minded.
Reviewed in Canada on 14 June 2020
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Rick Banerjee
4.0 out of 5 stars Wonderfully twisted tale
Reviewed in India on 7 February 2016
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not fish, not fowl...not sure what that leaves
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 July 2016
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