The four Stories selected here represent Tolstoy at his creative best, exploring in a specific and detailed way his characteristic themes: life understood as a journey of the discovery of identity and vocation, the meaning of one''s life in the face of death, and the redemptive role of suffering and compassion. "Family Happiness"(1889) traces the psychology of failed married love, yet is written against the tradition of the novel of romance, marriage, and adultery. "The Kreutzer Sonata"..
Leskov’s stories of Russian life are explosions of imagination. Peopled by outsized characters including serfs, princes, Gypsy girls, horse dealers, nomadic..Купить Подробнее
This captivating collection of short stories, selected from works written during Chekhov''s prolific period, displays those qualities for which the Russian..Купить Детально
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The volume includes: ''Youth''; ''The Secret Sharer''; ''The Lagoon''; ''An Outpost of Progress''; ''Il Conde''; ''The Duel''. The intention is a range of..Купить Описание
Book DescriptionIn these disturbing, haunting, yet strangely beautiful stories, the terrible carnage of the Middle East is rendered in unforgettable form. In..Купить Детально