Three women. A cursed house. Generations of lives at stake. The third novel in the acclaimed Bliss House series reveals the secret that started it all.
Written in Paris between 1928 and 1940 for an emigrant newspaper, Billancourt Tales is about the industrialized suburb of Paris where thousands of exiled Russians, including Berberova, were finding factory work and establishing homes.
This beloved cult novel—about a young man who makes a business of relaying messages from the dead—is now in a sparkling English translation
“Rebhorn deserves our gratitude for an eminently persuasive translation...I celebrate his accomplishment.”—Edith Grossman
A collection drawn from Jorge Luis Borges' lectures.