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Beautiful illustrated edition with multiple footnotes. Glossy paper and bookmark.
This new edition of 62 of Krylovs tales presents them side-by-side in English and Russian. The wonderfully lyrical translations by Lydia Razran Stone are accompanied by original, whimsical color illustrations by Katya Korobkina. Krylovs fables represent
The story's apparent protagonist is Fyodor Godunov-Cherdyntsev, a Russian writer living in Berlin after his family fled the Bolshevik Revolution. Fyodor's literary ambitions and his development as a writer shape the book. In the fifth and final chapter, F
The novella tells the story of the life and death, at the age of 45, of a high-court judge in 19th-century Russia?a miserable husband, proud father, and upwardly-mobile member of Russia's professional class, the object of Tolstoy's unremitting satire. Liv
The novel in verses ?Eugene Onegin? is the most famous and most significant work of A. S. Pushkin, the pinnacle of Russian poetry and the subject of numerous studies. Pushkin began writing a novel in May 1823, and finished only in the autumn of 1831, when it was written ?Onegin's Letter to Tatyana?. In the autumn of 1823, he informed his friends: "... Now...
First published in 1842, amd is one of the most prominent works of 19th century Russian literature. The story follows the exploits of Tchitchikoff, a young gentleman of middling social class and position. Tchitchikoff arrives in a small town and quickly t
The author's unique style allows for precise formulation of the moral problems which torment society today. The world-famous Kyrgyz author investigates humanity's problems in the modern world, such as loosing touch with one's family, or traditions with d
Mary is the story of Lev Ganin, a Russian emigre and former White Guard Officer displaced by the Russian Revolution. Ganin is now living in a boarding house in Berlin, along with a young German girl, Klara, an old Russian poet, Podtyagin, his landlady, Ly
Set in Moscow of the 1920's, this satirical novel recounts the dealings a writer and his mistress have with Satan. The Master and Margarita is a novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, written between 1928 and 1940 but unpublished in book form until 1967.
Signed for many generations, the "Doctor Zhivago" novel, which was banned for a long time, tells of true love - free from obstacles, exciting imagination, destroying stereotypes, irrevocably changing the very essence of human existence and recognizing no
Ada tells the life story of a man named Van Veen, and his lifelong love affair with his sister Ada. They meet when she is eleven (soon to be twelve) and he is fourteen, believing that they are cousins (more precisely: that their fathers are cousins and th
"Today Sergey Dovlatov is one of the most popular and read Russian writers of the end of the 20th century.His works are the greatest classics, which for all its scale remains simple, entertaining and accessible to any reader, regardless of age, nationalit
В книгу вошли рассказы и повести А. П. Чехова конца 1880-х - 1900-х годов - периода расцвета его писательского мастерства ("Дуэль", "Палата №76", "Черный монах", "Человек в футляре", "Дама с собачкой" и др.). Герои этих произведений - обычные люди, заняты
The last, most voluminous and one of the most famous novels of F. M. Dostoevsky draws the reader to the timeless moral and philosophical questions about sin, retribution, compassion and mercy. The book, which the writer himself defined as "a novel about blasphemy and his refutation," was an attempt to "solve the question of man," "solve the mystery" of...