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the best of Russia - essential books by Russian writers

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The list author says: "The title says it all - these are a few of the basic books to read if you like classic Russian writing. Of course, if you do, you've probably read all of these already..."
Eugene Onegin : A Novel In Verse
Eugene Onegin : A Novel In Verse
"a classic of Russian literature its protagonist served as the model for a number of Russian literary heroes. packed with allusions to other literary works."
Sketches From A Hunter's Album : The Complete And Uncensored Edition
Sketches From A Hunter's Album : The Complete And Uncensored Edition
"This book led to Turgenev's house arrest (writing sure was tough, back then!). It was also partially responsible for the abolishment of serfdom in Russia."
The Death Of Ivan Ilych
The Death Of Ivan Ilych
"one of the masterpieces of his late fiction."
Best Russian Short Stories : The Uncensored Edition
Best Russian Short Stories : The Uncensored Edition
"Classic short stories from the best Russian authors. Contains 19 tales by authors such as Pushkin, Turgenev, Checkov, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, and many, many more. A must!!!!"
Notes From The Underground
Notes From The Underground
The Grand Inquisitor
The Grand Inquisitor
Poor Folk
Poor Folk
"gives a profound account of the lives of low income Russians in the mid-nineteenth century"
The Gambler
The Gambler
"ironic trivia: Dostoevsky completed the novella under a strict deadline so he could pay off gambling debts"
Crime And Punishment
Crime And Punishment
Crime And Punishment
Crime And Punishment
"the quintessential psychological crime thriller"
Dead Souls
Dead Souls
"Full of larger-than-life Dickensian characters - rogues and scoundrels, landowners and serfs, conniving petty officials, and the wily antihero Chichikov - Dead Souls is a devastating comic satire on social hypocrisy."
Stories of Anton Chekhov
Stories of Anton Chekhov
War and Peace (Vintage Classics)
War and Peace (Vintage Classics)
The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov
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