A collection of great and beloved works of Russian literature from classic novels to masterly stories, including translations by award winners Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.
Titles included: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky The Collected Stories by Alexander Pushkin The Complete Short Novels by Anton Chekhov Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol A Sportsman’s Notebook by Ivan Turgenev
About Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekhov was the author of hundreds of short stories and several plays and is regarded by many as both the greatest Russian storyteller and the father of modern drama.
About Fyodor Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikailovich Dostoevsky’s life was as dark and dramatic as the great novels he wrote. He was born in Moscow in 1821,hroat until he strangled. A short first novel, Poor Folk (1846) brought him instant success, but his writing career… More about Fyodor Dostoevsky
About Nikolai Gogol
Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol was born in 1809; his family were small gentry of Ukrainian cossack extraction, and his father was the author of a number of plays based on Ukrainian popular tales. He attended school in Nézhin and gained a… More about Nikolai Gogol
About Alexander Pushkin
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) was a writer, poet, and playwright of the Romantic era who pioneered the use of vernacular speech in Russian literature. He was descended from Russian nobility and from an African great-grandfather who had been raised at the… More about Alexander Pushkin
About Leo Tolstoy
Count Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910) was born in central Russia. After serving in the Crimean War, he retired to his estate and devoted himself to writing, farming, and raising his large family. His novels and outspoken social polemics brought him world… More about Leo Tolstoy