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A Young Doctor's Notebook 1. Bulgakov Mikhail : A Young Doctor's Notebook  , 2012  г.

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 struggling to enter the modern age. This acclaimed collection represents some of Bulgakov's most personal and insightful observations on youth, isolation and progress.... дальше >>
Diaries and Selected Letters 2. Bulgakov Mikhail : Diaries and Selected Letters  , 2013  г.

The career of Mikhail Bulgakov, the author of Master and Margarita - now regarded as one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century literature - was characterized by a constant and largely unsuccessful struggle against state censorship. This suppression did not only apply to his art: in 1926 his personal diary was seized by the authorities. From then on he confined his thoughts to letters to his fri... дальше >>
White Guard 3. Bulgakov Mikhail : White Guard  , 2012  г.

Set in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev during the chaotic winter of 1918 - 19, The White Guard, Bulgakov's first full-length novel, tells the story of a Russian-speaking family trapped in circumstances that threaten to destroy them. As in Tolstoy's War and Peace, the narrative centres on the stark contrast between the cosy domesticity of family life on the one hand, and wide-ranging and destructive ... дальше >>
Sakhalin Island 4. Chekhov Anton : Sakhalin Island  , 2013  г.

In 1890, the thirty-year-old Chekhov, already knowing that he was ill with tuberculosis, undertook an arduous eleven-week journey from Moscow across Siberia to the penal colony on the island of Sakhalin. Now collected here in one volume are the fully annotated translations of his impressions of his trip through Siberia, and the account of his three-month sojourn on Sakhalin Island, together with a... дальше >>
The Story of a Nobody 5. Chekhov Anton : The Story of a Nobody  , 2012  г.

A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him. But the young man entrusted with the task - an ailing, world-weary nobody - seized with the purposelessness of life and a sense of his own impending death, gradually becomes disillusioned with his mission, and decides to embark on a new path whi... дальше >>
Living Souls 6. Dmitry Bykov : Living Souls  , 2011  г.

A wide-ranging Russian novel dealing with the ideas of language, power, and national identity, this comic and thought-provoking work has tremendous relevance to the present day In a world a few decades from now, Russia has descended into a farcical civil war. With an extreme right-wing cult in power, racial tensions have divided the country into the Varangians - those who consider themselves to be... дальше >>
Winter Notes on Summer Impressions 7. Dostoyevsky Fyodor : Winter Notes on Summer Impressions  , 2013  г.

In June 1862, Dostoevsky left Petersburg on his first excursion to Western Europe. Ostensibly making the trip to consult Western specialists about his epilepsy, he also wished to see firsthand the source of the Western ideas he believed were corrupting Russia. Over the course of his journey he visited a number of major cities, including Berlin, Paris, London, Florence, Milan, and Vienna. His impre... дальше >>
The Zone 8. Dovlatov Sergei : The Zone  , 2011  г.

Written in Sergei Dovlatov's unique voice and unmatched style, The Zone is a satirical novelization of Dovlatov's time as a prison guard for the Soviet Army in the early 1960s. Snapshots of the prison are juxtaposed with the narrator's letters to Igor Markovich of Hermitage Press in which he urges Igor to publish the very book we're reading. As Igor receives portions of the prison camp manuscript,... дальше >>
Tales of the Jazz Age 9. Fitzgerald S. : Tales of the Jazz Age  , 2014  г.

Part of Alma Classics Fitzgerald's mini-series. Lavishly produced edition with flaps and b&w plates. A collection of early short stories which helped make Fitzgerald's name, Tales of the Jazz Age combines period pieces - the most notable of which is the novella-length 'May Day' - with more fanciful creations, such as the fantastical 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', recently made into a Holly... дальше >>
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Collection (количество томов: 6) 10. Fitzgerald S. : The F. Scott Fitzgerald Collection (количество томов: 6)  , 2013  г.

A unique stylish collection of six novels by Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night, All the Sad Young Men, Tales of the Jazz Age, This Side of Paradise and The Beautiful and Damned. All the books have flaps, beautiful covers with foil and illustrations by Art Deco artist George Barbier. They also contain notes and an extensive apparatus.... дальше >>

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