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Queen of Spades, the (1833) [Short Story]
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In this classic study of gambling Pushkin explores the nature of obsession. Set in high-society St. Petersburg, the story follows Hermann's quest to master chance and make his fortune at the card-table.

Original title: Пиковая дама [Pikovaya dama]
Original languages: Russian

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction
FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries, the (1936) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Aldous Huxley , Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Agatha Christie , Ambrose Bierce , D. H. Lawrence , Alexander Pushkin , H. G. Wells , Joseph Conrad , Lord Dunsany , Algernon Blackwood , William Hope Hodgson , Robert Louis Stevenson , W. Somerset Maugham , O. Henry , Washington Irving , G. K. Chesterton , Guy de Maupassant , Arthur Quiller-Couch , Saki , W. W. Jacobs , Edgar Wallace , Michael Arlen , Barry Pain , Joseph Smith (J.S.) Fletcher , Eden Phillpotts , Hugh Walpole , Walter de la Mare , A. E. Coppard , Arnold Bennett , P.C. Wren , A. J. Alan , John D. Beresford , Gerald Bullett , Jeffery Farnol , Pamela Hansford Johnson , C.D. Heriot , C.F. Hoffman , Tom Hood , Jerome K. Jerome , Oliver Onions , William B. Seabrook , May Sinclair , H. de Vere Stacpoole , E. F. Benson , L. P. Hartley , A.E.D. Smith , J. B. Priestley , Rebecca West
     Great Russian Short Stories (1958) [Anthology]
      Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky , Alexander Pushkin , Anton Chekhov , Leo Tolstoy , Ivan Turgenev , Leonid Andreyev , Maxim Gorky , Mikhail Lermontov , Alexander Kuprin , Mikhail Saltykov
     Black Water (1983) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , Ray Bradbury , E. M. Forster , Graham Greene , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , Franz Kafka , D. H. Lawrence , Alexander Pushkin , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Tennessee Williams , Lord Dunsany , Robert Louis Stevenson , Vladimir Nabokov , W. Somerset Maugham , Daphne du Maurier , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , O. Henry , John Collier , Isak Dinesen , Hermann Hesse , Saki , Charles Williams , W. W. Jacobs , Ryunosuke Akutagawa , Joanne Greenberg , Walter de la Mare , Howard Fast , Max Beerbohm , Hans Christian Andersen , Manuel Mujica Láinez , I. A. Ireland , Stephen Vincent Benét , Hilaire Belloc , L. P. Hartley , Alex Comfort , Francis King , Marguerite Yourcenar , Junichiro Tanizaki , Robert Hichens , Jean Cocteau , Flann O'Brien , David Garnett , Bruno Schulz , Lafcadio Hearn , Juan Manuel , João Guimarães Rosa , Silvina Ocampo , Léon Bloy , Giovanni Papini , Pedro Antonio de Alarcón , Virgilio Piñera , Brian Moore , André Pieyre de Mandiargues , Cynthia Ozick , Marco Denevi , J. B. Priestley , Horacio Quiroga , Marcel Aymé , George Hitchcock , Adolfo Bioy Casares
     Great Russian Short Stories (2003) [Anthology]
      Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky , Alexander Pushkin , Anton Chekhov , Leo Tolstoy , Ivan Turgenev , Nikolai Gogol , Leonid Andreyev , Nikolai (N.S.) Leskov , Maxim Gorky , Alexander Kuprin , Vsevolod M. Garshin , Fyodor Sologub
     Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida (2005) [Anthology]
      Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky , Alexander Pushkin , Anton Chekhov , Leo Tolstoy , Ivan Bunin , Alexander Solzhenitsyn , Mikhail Bulgakov , Yevgeny Zamyatin , Ivan Turgenev , Nikolai Gogol , Isaac Babel , Daniil Kharms , Nikolai (N.S.) Leskov , Mikhail Zoshchenko , Varlam Shalamov , Sergei Dovlatov , Yuri Buida , Vasily Shukshin , Leonid Dobychin , Andrei Platonov , Lydia Zinovieva-Annibal , Nadezhda Teffi , Mikhail Lermontov , Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky , Vera Inber , Asar Eppel
     Worlds Apart (2007) [Anthology]
      Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky , Alexander Pushkin , Mikhail Bulgakov , Yevgeny Zamyatin , Ivan Turgenev , Nikolai Gogol , Ivan Yefremov , Daniil Kharms , Yuri Olesha , Vladimir Odoevsky , Andrei Bely , Alexei Tolstoy , Andrei Platonov , Alexander Blok , Mikhail Lermontov , Faddei Bulgarin , Nikolai Chernyshevsky , Alexander Kuprin , Nikolai Zabolotsky , Valery Bryusov , Fyodor Sologub , Boris Pilnyak , Gavrila Derzhavin , Alexei Remizov

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