1907. Maxim Gorky, pseudonym of Alexei Maksimovich Peshkov, Soviet novelist, playwright and essayist, who was a founder of social realism. Although known principally as a writer, he was closely associated with the tumultuous revolutionary period of his own country. The Mother, one of his best-known works, is the story of the radicalization of an uneducated woman that was later taken as a model for the Socialist Realist novel, and his autobiographical masterpiece Childhood. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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Review: MotherUser Review - Yuliia - Goodreads
I really like the way Gorky writes. His writing is close to me and I understand him and the novel. The character of the mother is very rich and thoughtful and in some sense reminded me of my own mom ... Read full review
Review: MotherUser Review - Ankit Garg - Goodreads
Amazing description of the hearts and feelings of the socialists; the revolutionists who started the movement in USSR against the private class. The depiction of transformation of the protagonist (the ... Read full review