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Captain's Daughter, the (1836) [Novel]
by Alexander Pushkin Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Pushkin's version of the historical novel in the style of Walter Scott, this final prose work also reflects his fascination with and research into Russian history of the eighteenth century.

During the reign of Catherine the Great the young Grinev sets out for his new career in the army and en route performs an act of kindness by giving his warm coat to a man freezing in a blizzard. This action reaps its reward when he subsequently finds himself caught up in the rebellion headed by the infamous, and strangely familiar Pugachev. Rivalry with a fellow officer for the affections of Captain Mironov's daughter further complicates Grinev's affairs, and ultimately it is only an appeal by Masha Mironova, the eponymous captainís daughter, to the Empress herself that can unravel a tangled web.

Original title: Капитанская дочка
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropean18th Century

Edition #1: The Captain's Daughter

The Captain's Daughter (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Robert Chandler
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Manifested in:

The Captain's Daughter (September 28, 2007)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hesperus Press
ISBN: 184391154X
Dimensions: 4.8 x 7.6 x 0.6
Pages: 124

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