Aleksandr Kuprin





Aleksandr Kuprin

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born
in village of Narovchat in the Penza Oblast, Russian Federation
September 07, 1870

died
August 25, 1938

gender
male

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Aleksandr Ivanovich Kuprin (Russian: Александр Иванович Куприн; 7 September 1870 in the village of Narovchat in the Penza Oblast - August 25, 1938 in Leningrad) was a Russian writer, pilot, explorer and adventurer who is perhaps best known for his story The Duel (1905). Other well-known works include Moloch (1896), Olesya (1898), Junior Captain Rybnikov (1906), Emerald (1907), and The Garnet Bracelet (1911) (which was made into a 1965 movie). Vladimir Nabokov styled him the Russian Kipling for his stories about pathetic adventure-seekers, who are often "neurotic and vulnerable."

Kuprin was a son of Ivan Ivanovich Kuprin, a minor government official who died of cholera during 1871 at the age of thirty-seven years. His mother, Liubov' Alekseev...more


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The Garnet Bracelet, and Ot...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 2,009 ratings — published 1910 — 13 editions
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Олеся: Повесть
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 351 ratings — published 1898 — 7 editions
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Гранатовый Браслет
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 414 ratings — published 1910 — 10 editions
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Yama: The Pit
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 212 ratings — published 1915 — 29 editions
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The Duel
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 1905 — 20 editions
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Суламифь
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 1908 — 11 editions
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Белый пудель: Рассказ
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1904 — 2 editions
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Повести. Рассказы
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1915 — 5 editions
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Рассказы о любви
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1993
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Олеся. На переломе. Поедино...
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