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- The Floating Press 1890; US$ 2.99
Renowned Russian author Alexander Pushkin has gained acclaim as one of the most skilled and accomplished literary figures of his generation. Short stories were Pushkin's specialty, and "The Queen of Spades" is an expertly composed tale that addresses timeless themes of greed and acquisitiveness -- and their often-dire consequences. more...
- 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$ 14.38
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1995; US$ 8.99
Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the fates of three men and three women. It was Pushkin's own favourite work, and this new translation conveys the literal sense and the poetic music of the original. - ;Eugene Onegin... more...
- Dedalus 2011; US$ 13.11
Pushkin was the first Russian writer of European stature, and he is among the very few artists - such as Homer and Shakespeare - to have shaped the consciousness and history of an entire nation and its language, thereby affecting the world at large. Eugene Onegin is not merely the greatest poem in the Russian language by its most influential poet:... more...