Homo Sovieticus has 41 ratings and 3 reviews. MJ said: More sociological satire from the Corleone of Communist crit. A less amusing novel than The Madhou. Ten years ago, Alexander Zinoviev, a professor of philosophy at Moscow University and a prominent logician, published in Switzerland “The. Results 1 – 18 of 18 Homo Sovieticus by Alexander Zinoviev and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. In his new book Zinoviev The Alexqnder HeightsThe Radiant Future persists in offering us a “novel” that consists of mini-essays and alexandfr dialogues between interchangeable characters with names like “Dissident” and “Enthusiast. In the West as well it is lies that people can rally round that are needed, not the sort of truth that arouses pessimism. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Read more Read less.

The soul of the Homosos lies in his participation in collective life. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Lastly, Putin overreached in Ukraine. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Zinoviev has written a diary of denunciation. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. John rated it it was amazing Jan 13, He is consumed by nostalgia for what he has forsaken: Please try again later.

If you are abusive, obscene, or a paid troll, we will ban you. And how is the West to defend itself? Like his creator, the narrator of this unclassifiable workhe himself constructs the lumbering term “novel-denunciation-report-tyrade”is a “Soviet emigre in the West” living in a pension in West Berlin with others of his ilk bearing such tags hhomo the Cynic, the Joker, the Whiner, the Dissident.


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His Philosophical Problems of Many-Valued Logica landmark book, won him invitations to international conferences, but although Zinoviev’s name appeared occasionally on lists of delegates he never actually travelled outside the Soviet Union. He tells everyone he meets that he is a Soviet spy.

The state he serves also vacillates between extremes, feeling both omnipotent and racked by doubt. Richard Grenvile rated it really liked it Apr 21, Quite a few of them use the same stock of characters: Patrick Coen rated it liked it Nov 20, In Moscow, Zinoviev was awarded the Soviet Union’s special accolade: Trivia About Homo Sovieticus.

Yuri Sharon rated it liked it Nov 29, In Moscow I tried to construct a scientific theory of Communist zinovuev. It is a series of essays, mostly about a page long. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? And in the Soviet empire their situation is more like that of being a colony for all the other peoples in it.

Homo Sovieticus by Aleksandr Zinoviev

Moscow has the wherewithal to mess up the whole planet. Andrei Lazar rated it really liked it Oct 30, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? But it has no chance of becoming the ruler of the world.

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His distinguished war record – he saw action at Stalingrad, and took part in the capture of Berlin and the liberation of Prague – redeemed him in the eyes of the authorities, and in he was allowed to resume his studies. He is a bundle of contradictions: There is no narrative flow. Hardcoverpages. I’m even ready to do a spot of physical labor in a vegetable depot and go out to a collective farm to lift the potatoes. Homo Sovieticus There is a conference at the university on the subject: He could use his base in Transniestria to take over Moldova.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. A rated it really liked it Jul 19, Seen through the cold eye of the observer, the System is duplicitous, corrupt, inefficient and boring, when it is not simply maddening.

Jan 19, Dina rated it really liked it Shelves: He is a riddle, even for the author himself. Mircea Laslo rated it really liked it Jul 02,