This dual-language anthology presents fifteen compelling tales in a unique survey of twentieth-century Russian short fiction. Featuring the original Russian on the left-hand page and new English translations on the right-hand side, contents include "The Fugitive" by Vladimir A.Gilyarovsky, "The Present" by Leonid Andreev, "Trataton" by Dimitry Mamin-Sibiryak, "Life Granted" by Aleksandr Grin, and "Icarus" by Skitalets, plus stories by Vasily Grossman, Aleksandr Kuprin, and others. No..
Do the Irish have, in relation to anybody else, any special capacity for the short story?''. In this collection of thirty-eight short stories covering many generations and moods..Подробнее
This treasury of one hundred tales offers students and other readers of short fiction a splendid selection of stories by masters of the form. Contributors from around the world..Описание
Reflecting the variety of modern Spanish literature, these stories range from the sharp insights of Gabriel Garc?a Marquez''s "Mar?a dos Prazeres" to Isabel Allende''s powerful..Описание
In TAIL WITH A TWIST we discover a crafty cat that appears to be master of the house. DANDELIONS AND DOODLEBUGS is based on fact and depicts war-torn England. A PERFECT MATCH is..Подробнее
50 Great Short Stories is a comprehensive selection from the world''s finest short fiction. The authors represented range from Hawthorne, Maupassant, and Рое, through Henry James,..Описание