Publication includes a brilliant short story "Ward No. 6" of brilliant Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904).
The White Guard is less famous than Mikhail Bulgakov's comic hit, The Master and Margarita, but it is a lovely book, though completely different in tone. It is set in Kiev during the Russian revolution and tells a story about the war's effect on a middle-class family (not workers). The story was not politically correct and thereby contributed to Bulgakov's lifelong troubles with the Soviet authorities. It was, however, well-loved, and the novel was turned into a successful play at the time of its publication in 1967. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
Nothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita. One spring afternoon, the Devil, trailing fire and chaos in his wake, weaves himself out of the shadows and into Moscow. Mikhail Bulgakov's fantastical, funny, and devastating satire of Soviet life combines two distinct yet interwoven parts, one set in contemporary Moscow, the other in ancient Jerusalem, each brimming with historical, imaginary, frightful, and wonderful characters.
Komu nauka v pol'zu, a u kogo tol'ko um putaetsja. Sestra - zhenshhina neponimajushhaja, norovit vse po blagorodnomu i hochet, chtob iz Egorki uchenyj vyshel, a togo ne ponimaet, chto ja i pri svoih zanjatijah mog by Egorku na vek oschastlivit'. Ja jeto k tomu vam ob#jasnjaju, chto ezheli vse pojdut v uchenye da v blagorodnye, togda nekomu budet torgovat' i hleb sejat'. Vse s golodu poumirajut. - A ezheli vse budut torgovat' i hleb sejat', togda nekomu budet uchenija postigat'.
«U menja togda nachinalas' chahotka, a s neju eshhe koe-chto, pozhaluj, povazhnee chahotki. Ne znaju, pod vlijaniem li bolezni, ili nachinavshejsja peremeny mirovozzrenija, kotoroj ja togda ne zamechal, mnoju izo dnja v den' ovladevala strastnaja, razdrazhajushhaja zhazhda obyknovennoj, obyvatel'skoj zhizni. Mne hotelos' dushevnogo pokoja, zdorov'ja, horoshego vozduha, sytosti. Ja stanovilsja mechtatelem i, kak mechtatel', ne znal, chto sobstvenno mne nuzhno.»
Publication includes a brilliant short story "My Life" of brilliant Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904).
Ostap Bender is still alive after barely surviving the assassination attempt in the previous book, which he once briefly mentions as "stupid business". This time he hears a story about a clandestine millionaire named Alexandr Koreiko. Koreiko has made millions through various illegal enterprises while pretending to live on an office clerk's salary of 46 rubles a month. Read in Russian by Aleksey Kortnev and Aleksey Bagdasarov.
"Russian language book"
The collection of the great Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) includes his stories.
The Pickwick Papers, Dickens's first novel, is a delightful romp through the pre-Reform Bill England of 1827. Samuel Pickwick and the rest of the Pickwickians are some of the most memorable of all Dickens's creations, and it is a joy to hear of their adventures in search of "interesting scenes and characters", and the repeated efforts of the quick-witted Sam Weller to rescue them all from disaster.
"Worthy rendition of a classic"
Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov came to the USA to drive cross-country and back on a 10-week trip, recording images of American life through the lens of a Leica camera and humorous impressions of America in their notebooks. When they returned home, they published their work in Russia's leading cultural magazines and later in their book. Filled with humorous observations and travel stories, this audiobook lets you experience this wonderful American road trip for yourself.
Povesti i rasskazy velikogo russkogo pisatelja Antona Pavlovicha Chehova, napisannye 1883-1884 godah. 1. Ispoved'. 2. Kleveta. 3. Koe-chto. 4. Koe-chto. 5. Kozel ili negodjaj. 6. Kollekcija. 7. Komik 8. Kontrakt 1884 goda s chelovechestvom. 9. Kot. 10.Kratkaja anatomija cheloveka. 11.Krest. 12.Liberal. 13.List. 14.Majonez. 15.Mar'ja Ivanovna.
Eating is an indispensable human activity. As a result, whether we realize it or not, the drive to obtain food has been a major catalyst across all of history, from prehistoric times to the present. Epicure Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin said it best: "Gastronomy governs the whole life of man."
"One of my top 3 favorite courses!"
Publication includes a brilliant short story "The Duel" of brilliant Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904).
Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.
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