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Classic Russian Short Stories, Vol. 1

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Contents:
The shot / Alexander Pushkin --
The overcoat / Nikolai Gogol --
The tryst / Ivan Turganev --
The wedding / Fyodor Dostoyevsky --
A prisoner in the Caucasus / Leo Tolstoy --
An upheaval / Anton Chekhov.
Responsibility: performed by Charlton Griffin with music and sound effects.
3 sound cassettes (4 hr., 33 min.) : analog
Audio Cassette, 3 pages
Published January 15th 2002 by [Atlanta, Ga.] : Audio Connoisseur
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Clif Hostetler
Jun 08, 2009 rated it liked it
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This book is a painless introduction to six famous Russian authors through their short stories. I previously thought Russian authors only wrote very long novels. This is a thoroughly entertaining collection of short stories that requires minimal investment of time. The following is a summary of the stories contained in the book.

THE SHOT by Alexander Pushkin - Completion of a duel is postponed so that it may be continued at a more propitious time.
THE OVERCOAT by Nikolai Gogol - The hilarious (bu
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Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin was a Russian Romantic author who is considered to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature Pushkin pioneered the use of vernacular speech in his poems and plays, creating a style of storytelling—mixing drama, romance, and satire—associated with Russian literature ever since and greatly influencing later Russian writers.

Born in Moscow,
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