Fleeing Russia amid the chaos of the 1917 revolution and subsequent Civil War, many writers went on to settle in Paris, Berlin and elsewhere. In exile, they worked as taxi drivers, labourers and film extras, and wrote some of the most brilliant and imaginative works of Russian literature.This new collection includes stories by the most famous emigre writers, Vladimir Nabokov and Ivan Bunin, and introduces powerful lesser known voices, some of whom have never been available in English before..
Written by authors from Quebec as well as France, the majority of these stories have been published in the last decade and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. From..Подробнее
Saki (H.H.Munro) stands alongside Anton Chekov and O. Henry as a master of the short story. His extraordinary stories are a mixture of humorous satire, irony and the macabre, in..В корзину Описание
With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. Guy de Maupassant was a master of the short story. This collection displays his..В корзину Описание
Emma and James have waited ages for one to turn up, then two come together. Not twins - but an adorable Russian tot called Yuri, and an as-yet-unnamed bump already wreaking its..Подробнее
This new volume of eight short stories with parallel English translations offers students of German at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature...В корзину Описание