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Pelevin, Viktor

Overview
Works: 597 works in 1,781 publications in 20 languages and 14,952 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Black humor  Satirical literature  History  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  Humorous fiction  Parables  Novels 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Other, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: PG3485.E38, 891.7344
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Viktor Pelevin
The sacred book of the werewolf by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about a fifteen-year-old prostitute who is actually a 2,000-year old werefox who seduces men with her tail and drains them of their sexual power. She falls in love with a KGB officer who is actually a werewolf
Omon Ra by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

74 editions published between 1991 and 2021 in 12 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about the Soviet space program finds Omon, who has dreamed of space flight all of his life, enrolled as a cosmonaut only to learn that his task will be piloting a supposedly unmanned lunar vehicle to the Moon and remaining there to die
Buddha's little finger by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Russian Civil War of 1919, Pyotr Voyd is "commissar to the legendary Bolshevik commander Chapaev, and falling in love with his machine-gunner sidekick, Anna. But who is the Pyotr Voyd who finds himself incarcerated among a group of patients in a contemporary Moscow psychiatric hospital? And who is the Chapaev who issues maddeningly metaphysical dialogues on the virtues of the void and the illusory nature of reality?"--Jacket
The life of insects : a novel by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on the human condition by an experimental Russian writer. The novel is composed of linked stories whose protagonists appear both as humans and insects. One of them is an American businessman-mosquito. By the author of Omon Ra
The yellow arrow by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homo zapiens by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The collapse of the Soviet Union has opened up a vast market ripe for exploitation. Everybody wants a piece of the action. But how do you sell things to a generation that grew up with just one brand of cola? "--Jacket
The helmet of horror : the myth of Theseus and the minotaur by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a very original modern-day retelling of the Greek tale of Theseus and the Minotaur. The two main characters try to communicate through the Internet, using the narratives of classical mythology. It's main premise is that with all the information we now have at our fingertips real knowledge is unattainable
Generation "P" : roman by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

73 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Babylen Tatarsky, a Moscow 'creative' and advertising copywriter. The novel deals with themes of post-Soviet Russia, consumerism, recreational drug use, and Mesopotamian mythology
Empire "V" = Ampir "V" by Victor Pelevin( Book )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman thought he'd found the perfect opportunity to rebel. He may have been wrong. He awakens strapped to a set of parallel bars in a richly appointed sitting room, and begins a conversation with a masked man which will change his life. His world has been a fa ade - one which the mysterious Brahma is about to tear away
Chapaev i Pustota : roman by Viktor Olegovich Pelevin( Book )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2021 in Russian and Armenian and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialektika Perekhodnogo Perioda iz Niotkuda v Nikuda : [izbrannye proizvedenii︠a︡] by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Russian and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hall of singing caryatids by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve girls are hired to perform in a posh new nightclub for Russia's elite. There they find things are very strange
The clay machine-gun by Viktor Olegovič Pelevin( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victor Pelevin has described The Clay Machine-Gun as the first novel in world literature to take place in an absolute void." "Pyotr Voyd, a leading St Petersburg poet, unexpectedly finds himself commissar to the legendary commander Chapaev and his formidable machine-gunner sidekick Anna, in the the 1919 Civil War. But what is the secret of her machine-gun? Why does Pytor keep waking to find himself in a psychiatric hospital in 1990s Moscow? And where does Arnold Schwarzenegger fit into all this?"--BOOK JACKET
Babylon by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The collapse of the Soviet Union has opened up a vast market, ripe for exploitation. Everybody wants a bit of the action. But how do you sell things to a generation who grew up with just one brand of cola? Enter Tatarsky, a lowly shop assistant, who discovers a hidden talent for devising homegrown alternatives to Western ads. Soon Russian television is ablaze with new slogans: 'Do it yourself, Motherfucker!' for trainers, and 'Gucci for Men - Be a European, Smell Better!'" "Tatarsky is propelled into a world of gangsters, spin-doctors and drug dealers, fuelled by cocaine and hallucinogenic mushrooms. But as his fortunes soar, reality loosens its grip, old certainties crumble. Who is the boss - man, or his television set? When advertisers talk about 'twisting reality', do they mean it quite literally? Can Tatarsky trust the analysis of advertising communicated by the spirit of the late Che Guevera? And exactly what does go on at the Institute of Apiculture?"--Jacket
The sacred book of the werewolf by Viktor Pelevin( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about a fifteen-year-old prostitute who is actually a 2,000-year old werefox who seduces men with her tail and drains them of their sexual power. She falls in love with a KGB officer who is actually a werewolf
Ananasnai︠a︡ voda dli︠a︡ prekrasnoĭ damy by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in Russian and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy on the themes of war and peace
T by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in Russian and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Pelevin is, to all appearances, a contemporary Western writer dressed in Russian clothing. His writing is hip and funny, chaotic and surrealistic. Pelevin is a master absurdist, a brilliant satirist of things Soviet, but also of things human. Here is his latest and long anticipated novel
Special newsreel universal feature film : a utøpia by Viktor Olegovich Pelevin( Book )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Damilola Karpov is a pilot. Living in Byzantion, a huge sky city floating above the land of Urkaine, he makes his living as a drone pilot - capable of being a cameraman who records the events unfolding in Urkaine or, with the weapons aboard his drone, of making a newsworthy event happen for his employers: 'CINEWS, INC.'. His recordings are known as S.N.U.F.F.: Special Newsreel/Universal Feature Film. S.N.U.F.F. is a superb post-apocalyptic novel, exploring the conflict between the nation of Urkaine, its causes and its relationship with the city 'Big Byz' above. Contrasting poverty and luxury, low and high technology, barbarity and civilisation - while asking questions about the nature of war, the media, entertainment and humanity
Relics : rannee i neizdannoe by Viktor Olegovich Pelevin( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Russian and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li︠u︡bovʹ k trem t︠s︡ukerbrinam by Viktor Pelevin( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in Russian and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new novel-fantasy from the Booker Prize winning novelist who The New Yorker named one of the Best European Writers Under 35, displays the biting absurdist satire that has gained Victor Pelevin superstar status among today's Russian literary world and critical acclaim worldwide
 
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