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Translated By Roger Clarke Alexander Pushkin - Belkin's Stories - 9781847493514 - 9781847493514
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Belkin's Stories

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Description for Belkin's Stories Paperback. From the story of revenge served cold in 'The Shot' to the supernatural atmosphere of 'The Undertaker', this collection - presented here in a brand-new translation by Roger Clarke - sparkles with humour and is a testament to the brilliance and versatility of Pushkin's mind. Translator(s): Clarke, Roger. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 188.
First published in 1831, Belkin's Stories was the first completed work of fiction by the founding father of Russian literature. Through a series of interlinked stories purporting to have been told by various narrators to the recently deceased country squire Ivan Belkin, Pushkin offers his own variation on themes and genres that were popular in his day and provides a vivid portrayal of the Russian people. From the story of revenge served cold in 'The Shot' to the havoc wreaked by a blizzard on the life of two young lovers, from the bittersweet tones of 'The Station Master' to ... Read more

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Alma Classics
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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About Translated By Roger Clarke Alexander Pushkin
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) was a dramatist and poet, penning such influential works as Eugene Onegin and Boris Godunov. He is now considered the father of modern Russian literature.

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Pushkin is an extraordinary phenomenon, perhaps the only phenomenon of the Russian spirit.
Nikolai Gogol

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