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The Macedonian Officer

Focus Andrey Platanov
Translated from the Russian by Robert & Elizabeth Chandler

As an ordinary ancient day began and the sun lit up the tense green of the country, Firs was summoned to the Tsar of Kutemalia.

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Andrey Platanov is the author of many books, short stories, critical essays, and war dispatches. English translations include The Foundation Pit (Ardis/Overlook Press) Soul (Harvill Press) and The Fierce and Beautiful World (NYRB Classics).​


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