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Книга A Calendar of Wisdom. Tolstoy Leo A Calendar of Wisdom
Tolstoy Leo
Over the last fifteen years of his life, Tolstoy collected and published the maxims of some of the world's greatest masters of philosophy, religion and literature, adding his own contributions to vari

Книга A Dog's Heart. Bulgakov Mikhail Afanasevich A Dog's Heart
Bulgakov Mikhail Afanasevich
When a stray dog dying on the streets of Moscow is taken in by a wealthy professor, he is subjected to medical experiments in which he receives various transplants of human organs. As he begins to tra

Книга A Game of Chess and Other Stories. Zweig Stefan A Game of Chess and Other Stories
Zweig Stefan
When it is discovered that the reigning world chess champion, Mirko Czentovic, is on board a cruiser heading for Buenos Aires, a fellow passenger challenges him to a game. Czentovic easily defeats him

Книга A Hero Of Our Time. Lermontov M. A Hero Of Our Time
Lermontov M.
On his travels through the wild mountainous terrain of the Caucasus, the narrator of A Hero of Our Time chances upon the veteran soldier and storyteller Maxim Maximych, who relates to him the dubious

Книга A Nest of the Gentry. Turgenev Ivan A Nest of the Gentry
Turgenev Ivan
Coming back to the “nest” of his family home in Russia after years of fruitless endeavours away from his roots, Lavretsky decides to turn his back on the vacuous salons of Paris and his frivolous and

Книга A Young Doctor's Notebook. Bulgakov Mikhail A Young Doctor's Notebook
Bulgakov Mikhail
Using a sharply realistic and humorous style, Bulgakov reveals his doubts about his own competence and the immense burden of responsibility, as he deals with a superstitious and poorly educated people

Книга Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Through the Looking Glass. Carroll Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Through the Looking Glass
Carroll Lewis
Originally conceived by its author as an entertaining story for Alice Liddell, the daughter of an Oxford dean, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the fantastic tale of the young Alice's encounters with

Книга Anna Karenina. Tolstoy Lео Anna Karenina
Tolstoy Lео
Leo Tolstoy's most personal novel, Anna Karenina scrutinizes fundamental ethical and theological questions through the tragic story of its eponymous heroine. Anna is desperately pursuing a good, "mora

Книга Arsène Lupin vs Sherlock Holmes. Leblanc M. Arsène Lupin vs Sherlock Holmes
Leblanc M.
This volume contains two adventures which pit the gentleman thief Arsene Lupin against Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective. In 'The Blonde Lady', Holmes must discover the identity of a

Книга Belkin's Stories. Pushkin Alexander Belkin's Stories
Pushkin Alexander
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

Книга Black Snow. Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov Black Snow
Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov
After being saved from a suicide attempt by a literary editor, the journalist and failed novelist Sergei Maxudov has a book suddenly accepted for stage adaptation at a prestigious venue and finds hims

Книга Boris Godunov and Little Tragedies. Pushkin Alexander Boris Godunov and Little Tragedies
Pushkin Alexander
A drama of ambition, murder, remorse and retribution, Boris Godunov charts the decline of a Russian statesman, whose dynastic aims were foiled by a guilty past and an audacious upstart. Based on histo

Книга Childhood, Boyhood, Youth. Tolstoy Leo Childhood, Boyhood, Youth
Tolstoy Leo
This trilogy of short novels, taken as a whole, recounts the young narrator’s early life up to his university days, each episode told through the perceptions, points of view and emotions felt by the p

Книга Dark Avenues. Bunin Ivan Dark Avenues
Bunin Ivan
Considered one of the most influential authors of twentieth century Russian Literature, Ivan Bunin's Dark Avenues is the culmination of a life's work which unrelentingly questioned of the political do

Книга Dead Souls. Gogol N. Dead Souls
Gogol N.
A mysterious stranger named Chichikov arrives in a small provincial Russian town and proceeds to visit a succession of landowners, making each of them an unusual and somewhat macabre proposition. He o

Книга Death of a Civil Servant. Chekhov Anton Death of a Civil Servant
Chekhov Anton
In The Death of a Civil Servant, an administrative clerk accidentally sneezes on a hierarchical superior at the opera, which results in great embarrassment and hilarious and futile attempts at atoneme

Книга Diaries and Selected Letters. Bulgakov Mikhail Diaries and Selected Letters
Bulgakov Mikhail
The career of Mikhail Bulgakov, the author of The Master and Margarita – now regarded as one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century literature – was characterized by a constant and largely unsuccess

Книга Diaboliad and Other Stories. Bulgakov Mikhail Afanasevich Diaboliad and Other Stories
Bulgakov Mikhail Afanasevich
In Bulgakov's Diaboliad, the modest and unassuming office clerk Korotkov is summarily sacked for a trifling error from his job at the First Central Depot for the Materials for Matches, and tries to se

Книга Eugene Onegin. Pushkin Alexander Eugene Onegin
Pushkin Alexander
When the world-weary dandy Eugene Onegin moves from St Petersburg to take up residence in the country estate he has inherited, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with his neighbour, the poet Vladimi

Книга Fathers and Children. Turgenev Ivan Fathers and Children
Turgenev Ivan
"Fathers and Children", arguably the first modern novel in the history of Russian literature, shocked readers when it was first published in 1862 - the controversial character of Bazarov, a self-procl

Книга Faust. Turgenev Ivan Faust
Turgenev Ivan
In a series of nine letters, the narrator tells his friend how he introduced Vera Nikolayevna, a married woman who had been forbidden as a child to read fiction and poetry, to the intellectual pleasur

Книга Frankenstein. Shelley Mary Frankenstein
Shelley Mary
Since it was first published in 1818, Mary Shelley's seminal novel has generated countless print, stage and screen adaptations, but none has ever matched the power and philosophical resonance of the o

Книга George Silverman's Explanation. Dickens Charles George Silverman's Explanation
Dickens Charles
After a traumatic early childhood spent living in poverty in a Preston cellar, the suddenly orphaned George Silverman grows up convinced that he is at fault for all the misfortunes in his life. Hoodwi

Книга Hadji Murat. Tolstoy Leo Hadji Murat
Tolstoy Leo
Tolstoy knew as he was writing Hadji Murat, his last work of fiction, that it would not be published in his lifetime, and so gave an uncompromising portrayal of the Russians' faults and the nature of

Книга How the Two Ivans Quarrelled and Other Russian Comic Stories. Gogol Nikolai How the Two Ivans Quarrelled and Other Russian Comic Stories
Gogol Nikolai
The first story in this volume, How the Two Ivans Quarrelled, is an amusing portrayal of two exceptionally close friends, the mortal insult that drives them apart, and the ensuing chaos that occurs. T

Книга Humiliated and Insulted. Dostoevsky Fyodor Humiliated and Insulted
Dostoevsky Fyodor
Oscar Wilde claimed that Humiliated and Insulted is not at all inferior to the other great masterpieces and Friedrich Nietzsche is said to have wept over it. Its construction is that of an intricate d

Книга In the Twilight. Chekhov Anton In the Twilight
Chekhov Anton
In the Twilight, the third collection of short stories compiled by Anton Chekhov himself, was his first major success and won him the prestigious Pushkin Prize when it was published in 1887. This volu

Книга Jane Eyre. Bronte Charlotte Jane Eyre
Bronte Charlotte
A novel of high romance and great intensity, Jane Eyre has enjoyed popular success and critical acclaim ever since its publication in 1847. Jane's journey from a troubled childhood to independence - a

Книга Lassie Come-Home. Knight E. Lassie Come-Home
Knight E.
Everyone in the Yorkshire town of Greenall Bridge knows Lassie, the prize collie of miner Sam Carraclough and his son Joe. But when the family falls on hard times, Sam is forced to sell his dog to the

Книга Leonardo. Merezhkovsky Dmitry Leonardo
Merezhkovsky Dmitry
This evocative account of the life of the Renaissance's greatest figure traces Leonardo's early development as an artist and court figure to his final years in exile, portraying his loves and sufferin