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The Collected Short Stories of Maxim Gorky

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Maxim Gorky continues to be regarded as the greatest literary representative of revolutionary Russia. Born of the people, and having experienced in his own person their sufferings and their misery, he was enabled by his extraordinary genius to voice their grievances and their aspirations for a better life as no academic could.

His international fame rests on a tremendous l

Paperback, 404 pages
Published August 18th 1988 by Citadel Press
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Gorky’s works do exude the common pessimism, but that's clearly a by-product of the dreadful living conditions Gorky and Co. underwent. Beginning with detailed descriptions of place, Gorky always delineates his characters so very painstakingly.

”Gorky is a master of the gamut of human emotion. As glorious as I find "Birth of a Man, equally profoundly disturbing do I find his narration of the kitten's fate in "Notch." Yet, the sarcasm that perpetually lies beneath the surface, indeed, he is arguab...more
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Reaches to depth of heart and transforms - Vibhu Ashok

I picked up this book randomly...looking for something else and it came out of blue...after reading few pages of it, I get hooked up to the beauty, that is expressed there in...something is unique about Gorky's style. he is like a poet among writers, who knows how to take us to inert depth of consciousness...something comes out and transform us...I can read it numerous times.
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kalo ga salah kumpulandari cerpen yang ditulis oleh Maxim Gorky (Dua Saabat), GabrielGRCIA mARQUEZ (Wanita yang datang Pukul 6), John Steinbeck (bunga-bunga krisan), Jean-Pail Sarrtre (Dinding), Lu Hsun (Obat).
Nikmati wajah lain cerpen yang tidak bergaya "sastra borjuis"...
This was another casualty from my russian author phase. I wouldn't run right out and get it, but your local library probably has this just sitting on the shelf. (That's where I found it). I was glad I read it, and, as a bonus, it made me feel smarter.
Excellent set of short stories. You can see a different flavor on non-classical English yet very effective.
Herb Bogart
I wish people read more of Gorky. He's a superb writer. I highly recommend his Three Friends.
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Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov (Russian: Алексе́й Макси́мович Пешков; better known as Maxim Gorky (Russian: Макси́м Го́рький, IPA: [mɐˈksʲim ˈɡorʲkʲɪj]), was a Russian/Soviet author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist.

From 1906 to 1913 and from 1921 to 1929 he lived abroad, mostly in Capri, Italy; after his return to the Soviet Union he accepted the cultural po...more
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