The House on the Embankment (novel)

The House on the Embankment (Russian: Дом на набережной) is a 1976 novel by Yuri Trifonov. It is the final installment of Trifonov's cycle of Moscow novels set in the 1930s around the everyday lives of Muscovites, including the residents of the large House on the Embankment complex where Trifonov's parents had lived. The novel covers the era of the Stalinist purges, the post-war late Stalinist era, and the beginnings of stagnation.[1]


  1. ^ Trifonov The Old Man -0810115719 - 1999 p274 - Richard Lourie, New York Times Book Review YURI TRIFONOV (1925-81) is widely regarded as a major Russian writer ... In the 1960s he began the series of works — "The Exchange," Taking Stock, The Long Goodbye, Another Life, and The ...