On the occasion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, here’s an annotated list of the cream of Russian literature.

10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die

On the occasion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, here’s an annotated list of the cream of Russian literature.

I love Russian literature, I love Russian historical novels, Stachniak's book has not disappointed. Stayed up til 2am each night while camping in a tent in the rain at Airlie Beach with the children's soft breathing as background noise. Best holiday ever.

The Winter Palace (A novel of the young Catherine the Great) by Eva Stachniak

"Fiction-writing in Russia has always been serious business. In a society without freedom, the great writers were the truth-tellers, the voice of the voiceless, and the conscience of a nation—“a second government,” as Alexander Solzhenitsyn once put it. Each of the ten works of fiction below is an acknowledged classic of Russian literature."

10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die

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25 Books Guaranteed to Make You Laugh

25 Books Guaranteed to Make You Laugh

Read this so long ago. It's best digested with some knowledge of pre-Soviet Russian culture and history.

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[ Doctor Zhivago ] Boris Pasternak Doctor Zhivago Extract: It seemed as if these tear-drenched words clung together of thems.

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Zhivago Infographic to help you understand everything about the book. Visually learn all about the characters, themes, and Boris Pasternak.

Russian Literature set by Juniper Books. Includes: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, The Complete Short Novels by Anton Chekhov, Crime & Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov, Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, The Collected Stories by Alexander Pushkin, and A Sportsman’s Notebook by Ivan Turgenev.

Russian Literature Classics Books Sets

Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is considered by many to the the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.  Pushkin's great-grandfather, was Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696–1781), a Black African page raised by Peter the Great.

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Pushkin was born into Russian nobility in Moscow.

Leo Tolstoy, 1828-1910. Free ebooks.  Along with Fyodor Dostoevsky, one of the giants of 19th Century Russian literature, and widely regarded as among the greatest of novelists. Masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy, 1828-1910. Free ebooks. Along with Fyodor Dostoevsky, one of the giants of 19th Century Russian literature, and widely regarded as among the greatest of novelists. Masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina

Russian literature is best sex education for young people, says ombudsman

Russian literature is best sex education for young people, says ombudsman

Pavel Astakhov opposes introduction of sex education in schools and suggests reading the classics as an alternative

Russian literature | encyclopedia article by TheFreeDictionary

Anton Chekhov with Leo Tolstoy, 1900 two great authors, I met Leo Tolstoy's grand son one night and he told me how his grandfather was a rounder and hung out with gypsies and prostitutes when he was younger.

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