I have recently read "Dr. Zhivago" by Pasternak and "War and Peace" by Tolstoy. I personally believe Pushkin is the best writer of the three. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Maggot
I'm glad I read this. There are some excellent stories in the collection, although not all are up to the same standard, and you can see how Pushkin had such a major influence on... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Phil B
Alexander Pushkin is among the greatest poets and writers of all time - period!
He is the soul of Russia - it's Shakespeare and a towering force of breathtaking insight... Read more
A whole book could be written on the fascinating story of Pushkin's life cut short at 37 in an 1837 duel, as well as the undeniable impact Pushkin had on Russian literature,... Read morePublished 12 months ago by W. Perry Hall
I had just finished Anna Karenina and remembered that I had this volume of Pushkin on the shelf.
I figured that since Tolstoy took his clues from "Russia's first great writer"... Read more
This book contains the short stories of Alexander Pushkin. Pushkin ranks as one of the greatest arthors in Russian literary history and these stories confirm this judgement The... Read morePublished on December 8, 2012 by Tony Marquise Jr.
It seems easy to assume that, if he came 50 years before Dostoevsky and Tolstoy and set the stage for Russian literature, Pushkin's works must be even longer, moodier, and more... Read morePublished on July 1, 2012 by Jeffrey S. Larocque
Pushkin is by all measure a must-read for fans of Russian literature. This book is a great collection of his stories in a high-quality collectible hardcover. Read morePublished on May 11, 2012 by ironman96