The Selected Poems of Anna Akhmatova by Anna Akhmatova

The Selected Poems of Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova

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fiction poetry dark emotional slow-paced


Brings together all D.M. Thomas' acclaimed translations of Akhmatova's poems. This volume includes "Requiem", her poem of the Stalinist Terror and "Poem Without a Hero".

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emotional 66%
dark 58%
sad 50%
reflective 41%
challenging 25%
inspiring 25%
hopeful 16%
informative 16%
tense 16%
adventurous 8%
mysterious 8%


slow 50%
medium 30%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

N/A: 75% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

N/A: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

N/A: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

N/A: 75% | No: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

N/A: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

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