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Great Russian Short Stories (1929) [Anthology]
by Alexander Afanasyev Gleb Alexeyev Leonid Andreyev Aleksey Apukhtin Isaac Babel Valery Bryusov Ivan Bunin Anton Chekhov Eugene Chirikof Vlasy Doroshevitch Fyodor Dostoevsky Alexander Ertel Vsevolod M. Garshin Nikolai Gogol Maxim Gorky Valentin Kataev Vladimir Korolenko Alexander Kuprin Nikolai (N.S.) Leskov A. Okulov Boris Pilnyak Alexander Pushkin Panteleimon Romanov Fyodor Sologub Vladimir Solovyov Leo Tolstoy Ivan Turgenev Vasily Zhukovsky Mikhail Zoshchenko Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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  • Preface by Stephen Graham
  • The Three Girdles by Vassily Zhukovsky
  • The Pistol-Shot by Alexander Pushkin
  • The Post-Master by Alexander Pushkin
  • The Cloak by Nicholas Gogol
  • The Night of Christmas Eve by Nicholas Gogol
  • The Song of Love Triumphant by Ivan Turgenief
  • The Dream by Ivan Turgenief
  • Bezhin Meadow by Ivan Turgenief by Alexander Afanasief
  • Death and the Soldier by Alexander Afanasief
  • The Grand Inquisitor by Fedor Dostoievsky
  • A Gentle Spirit by Fedor Dostoievsky
  • Father Sergius by Leo Tolstoy
  • Where Love Is, God Is by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Three Hermits by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Sentry by Nicholas Leskov
  • The Archive of Countess D—— by Alexis Apukhtine
  • The Two Hermits by Vladimir Solovyof
  • Makar’s Dream by Vladimir Korolenko
  • Four Days by Vsevolod Garshin
  • The Crimson Flower by Vsevolod Garshin
  • A Specialist by Alexander Ertel
  • A Greedy Peasant by Alexander Ertel
  • Dushechka by Anton Chekhov
  • On the Way by Anton Chekhov
  • Rothschild’s Fiddle by Anton Chekhov
  • Turandina by Fedor Sologub (Teternikof)
  • The Herald of the Beast by Fedor Sologub (Teternikof)
  • Adventures of a Cobble-stone by Fedor Sologub (Teternikof)
  • Equality by Fedor Sologub (Teternikof)
  • Bound Over by Eugene Chirikof
  • The Magician by Eugene Chirikof
  • How Hassan Lost His Trousers by Vlasy Doroshevitch
  • Twenty-six and One by Maxim Gorky
  • Creatures That Once Were Men by Maxim Gorky
  • Psyche by Alexander Kuprin
  • Tempting Providence by Alexander Kuprin
  • The Song and the Dance by Alexander Kuprin
  • Mechanical Justice by Alexander Kuprin
  • Never-ending Spring by Ivan Bunin
  • Sunstroke by Ivan Bunin
  • The Little Angel by Leonide Andreyef
  • Rhea Silvia by Valery Brusof
  • The Marble Bust by Valery Brusof
  • Without Cherry Blossom by Pantaleimon Romanof
  • His Majesty, Kneeb Piter Komondor by Boris Pilniak
  • Life and Adventures of Matvey Pavlitchenko by Isaac Babel
  • An Evening of Culture by Michael Zoschenko
  • Diphtheria by Gleb Alexeyef
  • The Unexpected Meeting by A. Okulof
  • “Things” Valentine Kataev

Original title: Great Russian Short Stories
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Shot, the (1830) [Short Story]
      Author: Alexander Pushkin
     Overcoat, the (1842) [Novella]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Three Hermits, the (1886) [Short Story]
      Author: Leo Tolstoy
     Father Sergius (1898) [Novella]
      Author: Leo Tolstoy
     Darling, the (1899) [Short Story]
      Author: Anton Chekhov
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     Brothers Karamazov, the (1879) [Novel]
      Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Edition #1: Great Russian Short Stories

Great Russian Short Stories (1929)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Stephen Graham
Introduction by: Stephen Graham
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Great Russian Short Stories (1975)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 0871401053
Pages: 1021

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