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- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
Depicting the life on Russian plains, this is a love story adorned with deep sentiments and emotions. The protagonists have to face hardships and deceptions; this is the price that true love has to pay in order to unite. With an exceptionally well-planned plot and skilfully drawn characters, this is a hallmark of Russian literature. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
Pushkin's novella The Queen of Spades offers a superb blend of sentimentality and melodrama. The story recounts mans fascination with fortune, power and secrecy. An enthralling book that explores fatal addiction with gambling that leads many to despair and ruin. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 10.14
This novel in verse, said to be the parent of all Russian novels, is a tragic story of innocence, love and friendship. Eugene Onegin, an aristocrat, much like Pushkin and his peers in his attitude and habits, is bored. He visits the countryside where the young and passionate Tatyana falls in love with him. In a touching letter she confesses her love... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.50
Famous for his enormously influential poetry and plays, Alexander Pushkin is also beloved for his short stories. This collection showcases his tremendous range, which enabled him to portray the Russian people through romance, drama, and satire. The sparkling humor of the five ?Tales of Belkin? contrasts with a dark fable of gambling and obsessive greed... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.50
Six masterpieces of the genre include title story plus "An Amateur Peasant Girl," "The Shot," "The Snowstorm," "The Postmaster," and "The Coffin-Maker ? all fascinating portraits of life in Tsarist Russia by one of that country's greatest poets and most influential writers. more...
- Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99
Alexander Pushkin's Short Story about Greed and Avarice ?Two fixed ideas can no more exist together in the moral world than two bodies can occupy one and the same place in the physical world.? ? Alexander Pushkin, The Queen of Spades The Queen of Spades by Alexander Pushkin is a Russian short story about avarice and human choice. When a... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 2.80
'Hermann waited for the appointed hour like a tiger trembling for its prey.' One of Pushkin's most popular and chilling stories, 'The Queen of Spades' tells of a young man who develops a dangerous obsession in pursuit of the wealth he craves. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99
A Vintage Shorts ?Short Story Month? Selection A young noblewoman elopes with the wrong man in a blizzard. An army officer waits years to exact revenge on a count for a dormitory insult. Following a disparaging toast, an undertaker vows to invite only his deceased customers to a party. A poor station-master?s daughter is swept away by a handsome... more...
- Melville House 2011; US$ 10.00
Ivan Petrovich Belkin left behind a great number of manuscripts.... Most of them, as Ivan Petrovich told me, were true stories heard from various people. First published anonymously in 1830, Alexander Pushkin?s Tales of Belkin contains his first prose works. It is comprised of an introductory note and five linked stories, ostensibly collected... more...