One hundred years ago, Selma Lagerl?f became The first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. She assured her place in Swedish letters with this sweeping historical epic, her first and best-loved novel, and the basis for the 1924 silent film of the same name that launched Greta Garbo to stardom. Set in 1820s Sweden, it tells the story of a defrocked minister named G?sta Berling. After his appetite for alcohol and previous indiscretions end his career, Berling finds a home at Ekeby, an..
Author, dramatist and satirist, Nikolay Gogol (1809-52) deeply influenced later Russian literature with his powerful depictions of a society dominated by petty..Купить Подробнее
Вниманию читающей публики предлагается первая книга из трилогии Нобелевского лауреата Джона Голсуорси "Сага о Форсайтах" - "Собственник". Жизнь высшего..Купить Детально
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In this almost documentary account of his own experience of penal servitude in Siberia, Dostoevsky describes the physical and mental suffering of the convicts,..Купить Подробнее
Book DescriptionThe first book to provide a synthesising study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during the nineteenth-century age of empire-building.Купить Описание
This dual-language anthology presents fifteen compelling tales in a unique survey of twentieth-century Russian short fiction. Featuring the original Russian on..Купить Детально