clairecoverAn Evening with Claire by Gaito Gazdanov
Translated from the Russian by Jodi Daynard
An Evening With Claire was a best-selling novel when it first came out, in Russian, in 1930. This English translation was first published  by Ardis Press in 1988. In June of 2014, Overlook Press reissued the work, keeping the original translation and introduction.

 

“Jodi Daynard’s rendering of the tender, nostalgic but unsentimental prose seems flawless.”

—The New York Times Book Review