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The Duel (Chekhov story)

"Duel" is a Novella by Anton Chekhov first published in 1891. It was adapted for the screen by Joseph Helpitem in 1973 and by Dover Kosashvili in 2010.

                                               

The Pearl (novel)

The pearl novel by American writer John Steinbeck. The story, first published in 1947, follows a pearl diver, Kino, and explores Mans nature as greed, disregard social norms, and evil. Steinbecks inspiration was a Mexican folk tale from La Paz, B ...

                                               

Sanctuary (disambiguation)

The sanctuary, the fictional community in the Walking dead. The sanctuary & the sanctuary II, the foundations of the character Thanos in Marvel comics and Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sanctuary fortress, a world in Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. Sanctuar ...

                                               

A Foreign Woman

A strange woman is a novel by the Russian writer Sergei Dovlatov. A foreigner, this is the first book of the author about life in America.

                                               

The Cossacks (novel)

The Cossacks-a tale by Leo Tolstoy, published in 1863 in the popular literary magazine "Russian Bulletin". It was originally called the youth. As Ivan Turgenev and the Nobel prize winner Russian writer Ivan Bunin gave the work high praise, Turgen ...

                                               

Cutty Sark (short story)

"Cutty Sark" is a short story about a sailing ship Cutty Sark by the Soviet writer and paleontologist Ivan Yefremov. It was written in 1942-1943 and first published in the USSR in 1944. Intrigued by the history of Cutty Sark Efremov has prepared ...

                                               

Kangaroo (novel)

Kangaroo is an account of a trip to New South Wales by an English writer named Richard Lovat Somers and his German wife Harriet, in the early 1920s. This appears to be semi-autobiographical, based on a three-month visit to Australia by Lawrence a ...

                                               

Coventry (short story)

"Coventry" is a science fiction short story by American writer Robert A. Heinlein part of his future History series. It was first published in 1940 in astounding science fiction and later collected into the Book revolt in 2100 in 1953. Title insp ...

                                               

The Carriage

"Coach" is an 1836 novel by N. Gogol, one of his short works. The story focuses on the life of a former cavalry officer and landowner near a small Russian town. After reading the story, Anton Chekhov wrote A. Suvorin: "what an artist he is! Only ...

                                               

The Foundation Pit

The Foundation pit is a gloomy symbolic and semi-satirical novel by Andrei Platonov. The plot of the novel concerns a group of workers living in the early Soviet Union. They are trying to dig a huge Foundation pit, on the basis of which a giganti ...

                                               

Red Devils (story)

Red devils is a revolutionary adventure story, written by the Secretary of the Committee of the province of Kostroma Russian Communist party, novelist and screenwriter Paul Blajinu in 1921 and published in 1923-1926. The book became popular after ...

                                               

Credo (novel)

Credo is a novel by British writer and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg, published in 1996. The epic story of the Christian faith is in 7th century Britain, we are talking about the life of a young Celtic Princess is torn between his devotion to the gods ...

                                               

The Kreutzer Sonata

The Kreutzer Sonata is a Novella by Leo Tolstoy, the name of Beethovens Kreutzer Sonata. Novella was published in 1889, and soon was censored by the Russian authorities. The work is an argument for the ideal sexual abstinence and an in-depth firs ...

                                               

Wings (Kuzmin novel)

Wings was the first Russian novel to focus on homosexuality. Written by Mikhail Kuzmin, it was printed in 1906, to the horror of the conservative literary establishment.

                                               

Frost and Fire (short story)

"Frost and flame" - a short story by ray Bradbury and the fourteenth in his collection R is for rocket. It was first published in the history of the planet as "the creatures that time forgot".

                                               

Space Mowgli

Space Mowgli also known as baby, in the 1971 science fiction novel by Russian writers Boris and Arkady Strugatsky, noon Universe.

                                               

Boy in Darkness

Boy in darkness is a Novella written by Mervyn Peak. It was first published in 1956 by Eyre & Spottiswoode as part of the anthology sometime, never: three tales of imagination. A corrupt version of boy in darkness was published in the anthology, ...

                                               

The Mask (short story)

Mask sci-Fi techno-horror story by Polish writer Stanislaw LEM, written in 1974 and first published in the literary magazine "Culture" this year. It was the title story in a collection of stories, published in 1976, the processing continues to be ...

                                               

The Blizzard

"Blizzard" is the second of the five stories that constitute the tales of the late Ivan Petrovich Belkin Alexander Pushkin. The manuscript was originally completed 20 Oct 1830. It was intended to be the last of the tales of the late Ivan Petrovic ...

                                               

Mio, My Son

Mio, my son is a childrens book by Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren. It was first published in 1954 in Sweden, with the Swedish title Mio, min Mio. The lettering is stylized and the story strongly reminiscent of traditional tales and folklore. He r ...

                                               

Bridge to Terabithia (novel)

Bridge to Terabithia is a work of childrens literature about two lonely children who create a magical Forest Kingdom in their imaginations. It was written by Katherine Paterson and published in 1977 by Thomas Crowell. In 1978 she received the New ...

                                               

My Life (novella)

My life is a novel of 1896 by Anton Chekhov, in a provincial southern Russian city of Chekhovs hometown of Taganrog.

                                               

Peasants (short story)

"Peasants" is an 1897 novel by Anton Chekhov. After its publication he became the literary sensation of the year has caused controversy, but in retrospect is considered one of the masterpieces of Chekhov.

                                               

The Dead (short story)

"Dead" is the final story in the 1914 collection Dubliners, James Joyce. The other stories in the collection is shorter, while on 15.952 words, "dead" almost long enough to be described as a Novella. The story deals with themes of love and loss, ...

                                               

Nevsky Prospekt (story)

Under the strong influence of the sentimental movement, the protagonist of "Nevsky Prospekt" is a pathetic and insignificant romantic, the narrator is chatty and unreliable, along the lines of Tristram Shandy, full of the sentimental novel and re ...

                                               

The Exchange (novel)

The exchange is a novel by Yuri Trifonov. This is the first volume of the series Trifonovs Moscow novels written in the "urban prose", and portraying the everyday life of inhabitants Muscovites.

                                               

The Yearling

Yearling-a novel Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, published in March 1938. It was a main selection of the book of the month club in April 1938. It was the bestselling novel in America in 1938 and the seventh best in 1939. It sold over 250.000 copies in ...

                                               

Olesya (Kuprin novel)

Olesya in Kuprins story, written in late 1897 – early 1898 and in parts in the newspaper "Kievlyanin" October 30 – November 17, 1898. Olesya, best known for his cycle of Polesie, has done a lot for Kuprins to build a literary reputation and earn ...

                                               

Father Sergius

"Father Sergius" is a short story written by L. N. Tolstoy from 1890 to 1898, and first published in 1911.

                                               

Boyhood (novel)

"Boyhood" is the second book of the autobiographical trilogy of Leo Tolstoy, after a childhood and subsequent youth. The novel was first published in the Russian literary journal "Sovremennik" in 1854. Later in life, Tolstoy expressed his displea ...

                                               

The Fall (Camus novel)

The fall is a philosophical novel by albert Camus. First published in 1956, his last completed novel. Set in Amsterdam, the fall consists of a series of dramatic monologues of the self-proclaimed "judge-penitent" Jean-Baptiste Clamence, as he ref ...

                                               

Pippi Longstocking (novel)

Pippi Longstocking-Swedish childrens novel writer Astrid Lindgren, published by Raben & sjögren with illustrations by Ingrid Vang Nyman in 1945. Translations have been published in over 40 languages, often with new illustrations. The first Englis ...

                                               

First Love (novella)

First love is a Novella by Ivan Turgenev, first published in 1860. This is one of his most popular pieces of short fiction. It tells the love story between a 21-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy.

                                               

The Duel (Kuprin novel)

Duel in the novel by Russian writer Alexander Kuprin, published in 1905. Is considered his best work, although Kuprins 1896 short story Moloch first made his name known as a writer, it was a duel that made him famous. Because of this, "Kuprin rec ...

                                               

The Portrait (short story)

"Portrait" is a novel by Nikolai Gogol, first published in the collection of short stories in 1835. This is one of Gogols most demonic of tales, hinting at some of his early works, such as "St. Eva Jones" and "Wii".

                                               

The Last Castle (novella)

The last castle is a science fiction novel by American writer Jack Vance, written in 1966. He won the 1966 nebula award for best novel and the Hugo award in 1967 for best novel. We are talking about the future of civilization rich nobles who live ...

                                               

The Ghost (novel)

The Ghost is a contemporary political Thriller best-selling English writer and journalist Robert Harris. In 2010, the novel was adapted into a film, writer, Director Roman Polanski and starring pierce Brosnan, which Polanski and Harris wrote the ...

                                               

R.V.S.

R. V. S. Is a novel by Arkady Gaidar, first published in 1926 in the Perm newspaper "Star", which the author worked as a reporter at the time. Also in 1926 it was released as a separate book in publishing house the publishing house. It was only t ...

                                               

The Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods British naturalist and writer Gerald Durrell is the third book of the autobiographical trilogy "Corfu" after My Family and other animals and birds, beasts and relatives.

                                               

Seryozha (novel)

Serge-the story of the Soviet writer Vera Panova. Seryozha has also been translated as time went summer to remember. Seryozha is a diminutive form of the name Sergei.

                                               

The Words (book)

The text is divided into two almost equal parts, entitled reading and writing. However, according to Philippe Lejeune, these two parts are only a façade and are not relevant to the chronological progress. He considers the text, instead of be divi ...

                                               

The Fair at Sorochyntsi (short story)

"The fair at Sorochyntsi" - the first story in the collection evenings on a farm near Dikanka by Ukrainian-born writer Nikolai Gogol. Later in the 19th century the story was adapted as the eponymous Opera by modest Mussorgsky.

                                               

Apt Pupil

Apt pupil is a Novella by Stephen king, first published in 1982 a collection of Novella in different seasons called "Summer of corruption".

                                               

Space Apprentice

Space for students, also known as interns - it is a science fiction novel by the Soviet-Russian writers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, first published in 1962. It is set in the noon Universe after the land of crimson clouds and "paragraph Amalthea" ...

                                               

The Steppe (novella)

The steppe, with the subtitle the story of the journey, is the story of the Russian writer Anton Chekhov. In the story, which drifts with the thought processes of the characters, Chekhov evokes a chaise journey across the steppe through the eyes ...

                                               

Wanderer

Wanderer, Wanderers, or the wanderer may refer to: Wanderer, an alternate name for the wandering Jew. Nomadic and / or migratory people working short-term, before moving on to other places, which roam from place to place with no permanent home, o ...

                                               

Dry Valley (novel)

Dry Valley is a short novel by Nobel prize-winning Russian writer Ivan Bunin first published in the April issue of the magazine "Herald of Europe" in 1912 in Saint Petersburg. Shortly after leaving the village, it is usually associated with the l ...

                                               

The Body (King novella)

The body is a Novella by American writer Stephen king, originally published in his 1982 collection different seasons and in adapted into the film Stand by me 1986. There have been some changes in the plot of the film, including changing the value ...

                                               

The Mist (novella)

The fog is a horror novel by American author Stephen king in which the small town Bridgton, Maine suddenly enveloped unnatural mist that conceals otherworldly monsters. It was first published as the first and longest story from the horror antholo ...

                                               

The Road Not Taken (short story)

"The road not taken" is a science fiction short story by American writer Harry turtledove, in 2039, in which he presents a fictitious account of the first meeting between humanity and an alien race that roxolani. Turtledove wrote a sequel short s ...

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