Russian Literature

Russian literature refers to the literature of Russia or its émigrés, and to the Russian-language literature of several independent nations once a part of what was historically Russia or the Soviet Union. Prior to the nineteenth century, the seeds of the Russian literary tradition were sown by the poets, playwrights and writers as Gavrila Derzhavin, Denis Fonvizin, Alexander Sumarokov, Vasily Trediakovsky, Nikolay Karamzin and Ivan Krylov.

From the early 1830s, Russian literature underwent an astounding golden age, beginning with the poet Alexander Pushkin and culminating in two of the greatest
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A Terrible Country
Red Sky at Noon (Moscow Trilogy #2)
The Clan: Play to Live. A LitRPG Series (Book 2)
Авиатор
The Beast in the Red Forest (Inspector Pekkala, #5)
The Amber Keeper
Зулейха открывает глаза
Czasy secondhand. Koniec czerwonego człowieka
Три ябълки паднаха от небето
One Night in Winter (Moscow Trilogy #3)
Mātes piens
FUTU.RE
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir
Kasyan from the Beautiful Lands
Не прощаюсь

Popular Russian Literature Books

Crime and Punishment
Anna Karenina
The Brothers Karamazov
War and Peace
The Master and Margarita
The Idiot
Fathers and Sons
Dead Souls
Lolita
The Death of Ivan Ilych
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Hamlet by William ShakespeareEugene Onegin by Alexander PushkinDead Souls by Nikolai GogolThe Metamorphosis by Franz KafkaA Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov
Dostoevskiana
68 books — 36 voters
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail BulgakovWhite Shanghai by Elvira BaryakinaThe Twelve Chairs by Ilya IlfОтцы и дети by Ivan TurgenevБратья Карамазовы by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Books in Russian
91 books — 19 voters

Доктор Айболит by Korney ChukovskyСказка о царе Салтане by Alexander PushkinВот какой рассеянный by Samuil MarshakТелефон by Korney ChukovskyГде обедал, воробей? by Samuil Marshak
Russian Children's Poetry
41 books — 2 voters
Приключения Незнайки by Nikolay NosovKonik Garbusek by Pyotr YershovДядя Фёдор, пёс и кот by Eduard UspenskyThe Tale of Tsar Saltan by Alexander PushkinRuslan and Ludmila by Alexander Pushkin
Best Russian Children Books
114 books — 27 voters

The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoSix Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi PirandelloFoundation Series by Isaac AsimovThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienAkira, Vol. 1 by Katsuhiro Otomo
100 book to enjoy and keep
57 books — 4 voters
Voices from Chernobyl by Svetlana AlexievichSofia Petrovna by Lydia ChukovskayaWar's Unwomanly Face by Svetlana AlexievichRequiem by Anna AkhmatovaHope Against Hope by Nadezhda Mandelstam
Best Books by Russian Female Writers
134 books — 35 voters


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