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Edward
Edward rated it 7 years ago
ChronologyIntroductionFurther ReadingTranslator's Note--Fathers and SonsNotes
Edward
Edward rated it 7 years ago
ChronologyIntroductionFurther ReadingTranslator's Note--Fathers and SonsNotes
Hall of Fire
Hall of Fire rated it 7 years ago
This was a good biography of one of the more complicated figures in Russian literature: Leo Tolstoy. It supplies a great deal of background for 19th century Russia -- particularly the tension between the autocratic regime of the tsars and the peasants. Tolstoy's family life is richly described in ...
Ironic Contradictions
Ironic Contradictions rated it 7 years ago
This collection featured many stories I had previously read last year but those I had not read were refreshing. The difference in translation of the old stories however was both refreshing and disappointing.While I felt with stories previously read I was reading them afresh the change in meaning was...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it 9 years ago
This is an abridgement of letters Anton Chekhov wrote to his family and friends during a working vacation to Russia's Far East, and of the report on the conditions on Sakhalin Island he wrote for the Tsar's government.The report almost reads like one of Chekhov's stories. It's full of rich descripti...
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