The complete prose tales of Alexandr Sergeyevitch Pushkin ; translated from the Russian by Gillon R. Aitken

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M. Russell, 1978 - Fiction - 495 pages
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User Review  - Jamie Schoffman - Goodreads

Pushkin is often under appreciated, but having come before Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, he must be given his due. His prose is never better then The Queen of Spades, prominently featured on the cover. If you're a fan of Russian literature, you must read this book. Read full review

Review: The Complete Tales of Alexandr Sergeyevitch Pushkin

User Review  - Hansen Wendlandt - Goodreads

The Prose Tales of Pushkin is a brilliant evolution of Pushkin's writing into a nation's writing. Generally, the narrative can drag at time, but the creativity of style is superb. Nearly every tale is ... Read full review


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Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin, one of Russian's greatest poets, was born in Moscow on June 6, 1799. He studied Latin and French literature at the Lyceum. Pushkin was often in conflict with the government and was kept under surveillance for much of his later life. He was also exiled for a period of time. His works include Eugene Onegin and Ruslan and Ludmila. Pushkin died on February 10, 1837 in St. Petersburg of a wound received during a duel protecting the honor of his wife.

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