The Spectre of Alexander Wolf

Gaito Gazdanov

A man comes across a short story which recountsin minute detail his killing of a soldier, long ago - from the victim's point of view. It's a story that should not exist, and whose author can only be a dead man. So begins the strange quest for the elusive writer "Alexander Wolf". A singular classic, The Spectre of Alexander Wolf is a psychological thriller and existential inquiry into guilt and redemption, coincidence and fate, love and death.

Translated by Bryan Karetnyk
Cover illustration by Julien Pacaud
192 pp
Published 20/06/2013
ISBN 9781782270089
Pushkin Collection

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