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A collection of short stories about marriage.
Chekhov is a man with tremendous love for country life. The titles of the stories in this volume focus on country (dacha) life. "Country Rules", "Country Girl", "Country Pleasure", "Summer Residents", "At a Summer Villa." All stories in this volume expre
"Chekhov's stories will always be read, they are extremely easy to read, because the writer's skill is unbeatable, he writes briefly but is capacious." He laughs cheerfully but with a touch of sadness. He teaches not only to feel but feel nobly, causing a smile, tears of compassion And he does not invent anything, reproducing plots from life itself, his...
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
Ostap Bender is alive again, after somehow surviving the assassination in the previous book. This time he hears a story about an "underground millionaire", Alexandr Koreiko. Koreiko has made millions, a truly enormous sum, by living on 46 rubles a month,
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 story is told by a narrator (a lightly fictionalized version of Pushkin's public image), whose tone is educated, worldly, and intimate. The narrator digresses at times, usually to expand on aspects of this social and intellectual world. This allows fo
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