Professor Martens' Departure


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Widely read in Europe, the Estonian novelist Jaan Kross is considered one of the most important writers of the Baltic region, and is an often-named candidate for the Nobel Prize. His new historical novel, Professor Martens' Departure , is written in a classic elegiac style reminiscent of Giuseppe di Lampedusa's The Leopard , and it evokes the complex world of czarist Russian society at the turn of the century. The character of Professor Martens is based on an actual official of the czarist reign, a distinguished Estonian ...

Professor Martens' Departure 1995, New Press

ISBN-13: 9781565841116

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Professor Martens Departure 1994, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780002713849