Best Russian Short Stories

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Thomas Seltzer
Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 2004 - Literary Collections - 516 pages
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1917. A selection of works by the following Russian authors: A. S. Pushkin, The Queen of Spades; N.V. Gogol, The Cloak; I.S. Turgenev, The District Doctor; F.M. Dostoyevsky, The Christmas Tree and the Wedding; L.N. Tolstoy, God Sees the Truth, but Waits; M.Y. Saltykov, How A Muzhik Fed Two Officials; V.G. Korolenko, the Shades, a Phantasy; V.N. Garshin, The Signal; A.P. Chekhov, The Darling, The Bet, Vanka; F.K. Sologub, Hide and Seek; I.N. Potapenko, Dethroned; S.T. Semyonov, the Servant; M. Gorky, One Autumn Night, Her Lover; L.N. Andreyev, Lazarus; M.P. Artzybashev, The Revolutionist; A.I. Kuprin, the Outrage; L.N. Andreyev, The Seven That Were Hanged, The Red Laugh; and Ivan Bunin, The Gentleman from San Francisco.

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This is a short story collection edited and compiled by Thomas Seltzer. It contains stories of the greats of Russian literature such as Gorky, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Pushkin, Chekhov and others. The ... Read full review

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These are very good stories, in fluent English translation. (I can't read them in the original Russian.) My only objection is that in the audiobook version, it can be difficult to discover the date on which each story was written or first published, though that may be important to the appreciation of the story. 

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